Flood relief falls short, outdoor dining goes 'wild,' & more

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By Emily Myers  |
September 20, 2021 - 10:30AM

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FEMA aid falls short for many Queens residents suffering in the aftermath of flooding from Hurricane Ida (Gothamist)

Building owners want the expired J-51 tax break for residential renovations to be renewed (The Real Deal)

Opponents of outdoor dining complain about an “open-air nightclub, wild, wild West atmosphere” (The New York Times)

Legal permanent residents may get the right to vote at the municipal level under a bill being considered by city lawmakers (WNYC)

There's a lot riding on the e-scooter rollout in New York City (Bloomberg CityLab)

New York ranks 12th out of 100 cities for electric vehicle friendliness—a score hurt by average marks for infrastructure (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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