New development holdouts, Inwood rezoning scrutiny, & more

By Emily Myers | September 14, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

Residential construction is resuming after a pandemic lull, and so are the fights with tenants and homeowners who block big projects (The New York Times)

City Council members want to create a registration system for short-term rentals and crack down on illegal hotels (amNY)

New zoning in Inwood means all eyes are on developers to make good on their promises of affordable housing (The New York Times)

Tenant activists say a lack of data on Covid-19 cases and deaths in New York's public housing system is yet another sign of neglect (Politico)

The MTA's redesign of bus networks between boroughs is pushed back by five years due to the pandemic (amNY)

Apartment buildings prep for the next in-demand amenity—the electric vehicle charging station (Habitat Magazine)

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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