The return of the pied-à-terre tax, NYCHA's failures over mold complaints, & more

By Emily Myers | September 12, 2019 - 11:00AM 

We haven't seen the end of the pied-à-terre tax debate—at least one lawmaker is vowing to put it back on the agenda (The Real Deal)

Tens of thousands of mold complaints at NYCHA buildings have not been dealt with (NY Post)

One of Dumbo’s last loft-to-condo conversions has launched sales starting at $1.4 million (Curbed NY) 

There are concerns over a plan to build new flood-resistant housing along Brooklyn's waterfront because the area is still exposed to storms and rising sea waters (The City)

The acting duo Daniel Craig and Rachel Weiss have just about broken even on the $6 million sale of their Manhattan apartment, purchased seven years ago (NY Post)

The city's exploring ways to change the exterior of NYC’s glass buildings to make them more visible to birds, as tens of thousands die each year colliding with our shimmering skyscrapers (Gothamist)

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. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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