Racial disparity in home loans, small landlords struggle, & more

By Emily Myers | October 20, 2020 - 10:30AM 


Black homeowners in the U.S. pay $13,000 more in mortgage payments compared to white buyers, according to a new report (The Real Deal via Bloomberg)

Small landlords are struggling as rents go unpaid—advocates say rental assistance vouchers provide a solution (The City)

New York ranks 10th among cities offering deals for renters, according to listing site Zumper (press release)

The city proposed new coastal zoning intended to help building owners withstand and recover from future storms (press release)

Oral arguments are being heard today in a lawsuit challenging the CDC's national eviction moratorium (press release)

Hasidic rabbi who encouraged the Orthodox Jewish community to respect the lockdown died of coronavirus (New York Post)

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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