The next mayor's to-do list, buildings get failing grades, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 15, 2020 - 10:30AM


Demand for suburban single-family rental houses will increase in demand across the U.S., according to a new report by the Urban Land Institute (Fast Company)

Ideas for how the next mayor of New York City can reshape the city—or maintain the less-desirable inequities of status quo (Curbed)

Bike thefts are on the rise—more than 4,000 have been reported in NYC since March, a 27 percent increase over the same period last year (The New York Times)

The energy-efficiency report cards are out for New York's buildings and there are lots of Ds (Curbed)

Governor Andrew Cuomo is threatening to withhold funding for schools that fail to comply with the state’s shutdown orders (Bloomberg)

A startup offering modern, better looking scaffolding for construction sites has secured $9 million in funding (The Real Deal)


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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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