A new rent payment service, floods purge city's rats, & more

By Emily Myers | September 9, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Last week's flash floods may have killed hundreds of thousands of the city's rats when the flooding hit subways and sewers (Gothamist)

Residents in East Williamsburg support plans for a large-scale, affordable housing development at the former Greenpoint Hospital site (Brooklyn Paper)

A study estimates flooding from Ida caused $16 billion to $24 billion in property damage throughout the northeast (The Real Deal)

NYC Ferry launches a new route connecting Midtown with Staten Island's St. George Terminal (New York Yimby)

Rental insurance provider Jetty has a new service that will pay your rent and give you until the end of the month to pay it back (The Real Deal)

Cyclists have had been testing it out the new Brooklyn Bridge bike lane (Brooklyn Paper)


Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

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