Hochul urged to extend eviction ban, delays increase Gateway costs, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
August 31, 2021 - 10:30AM

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House Democrats from New York send a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul urging her to extend the state’s eviction ban (The Real Deal)

Borough President Eric Adams formalizes his approval of the Gowanus rezoning plan and says it's contingent on NYCHA repairs (Brooklyn Paper)

A townhouse in Williamsburg, made out of 21 shipping containers and listed for $5 million, was the most expensive sale in Brooklyn last week (The Real Deal)

Delays have increased the cost of the planned Gateway project by 6 percent in a year—to $12.3 billion (Crain's New York)

A $24 million pilot project will help NYC's affordable housing developments meet the state's new clean energy retrofit requirements (press release)

An 11-month old, 80-pound wild cougar is removed from a Bronx apartment and transferred to an animal sanctuary (The New York Times)


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Emily Myers

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Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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