NY eviction ban extended, worrying Covid clusters in Brooklyn, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
September 29, 2020 - 10:30AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the state's ban on residential evictions through January (amNewYork)

New York state’s Covid-19 infection rate has hit its highest level since mid-July with clusters in Brooklyn (New York Post)

The New York-Newark-Jersey City area ranks 40th in a national report focused on investment in new housing in 2020 (Porch)

Plans for a luxury high rise on the Upper West Side have been thrown out by a judge—developer Extell wanted to increase the tower's height with mechanical voids (The Real Deal)

Average rents for rooms in NYC are down 6 percent between February and August, according to roommate matching service, SpareRoom (press release)

After a successful pilot program in Central Park, running events could be coming back to the city (Gothamist)


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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

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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