A plan to give tax credits to rent-burdened NYers, Smorgasburg moves inside, & more

A plan to give tax credits to rent-burdened NYers, Smorgasburg moves inside, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 15, 2019 - 11:00AM

National Grid has been told to provide hundreds of New Yorkers with gas or face millions in penalties after denying them service since May (Bklyner)

A plan is being floated to give New Yorkers tax credits if their rent takes up more than 30 percent of their paycheck (NY Daily News)

Moves are being made to exclude NYC from the law outlawing anonymous condo purchases (The Real Deal)

Documents suggest the city is losing out on more than half a billion dollars by restricting part of Brooklyn’s waterfront to maritime use only (NY Post)

The nation’s largest open-air food market, Smorgasburg, is moving indoors to a Williamsburg venue next month (Brooklyn Paper)

New playground equipment at the East Village's Tompkins Square Park in already falling apart (EV Grieve)

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Emily Myers

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Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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