Eviction ban extended, flash floods kill basement renters, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
September 2, 2021 - 10:30AM

New York's eviction moratorium is extended until January 15th next year (amNY)

Legislators move an additional $300 million in federal funds to the state’s troubled rental relief program (The City)

Flash floods from Hurricane Ida leave a trail of devastation in New York—with at least eight people killed in flooded basements (Daily News)

Discussions about redistricting are meeting resistance from three city senators who say they won't accept the boundaries (The City)

In a last-ditch effort to save Park Slope’s Grand Prospect Hall, locals rally with hopes of preserving the exterior (Brownstoner)

NYC's restrictions on dancing at bars could be ended by fixing zoning laws to benefit entertainment venues (Gothamist)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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