Rising illegal evictions, suing to limit Open Restaurants, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 26, 2021 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

In an effort to tackle fair lending abuses, New York is close to expanding the state community reinvestment act to cover more lenders (Housing Wire)

A major renovation of Harlem River Houses, the historic public housing complex in West Harlem, is approved by the Landmarks Preservation Committee (The Real Deal via YIMBY)

Illegal evictions are rising across New York, but landlords rarely face consequences (City and State New York)

A group of residents on the Lower East Side file a lawsuit to block the Open Restaurants program from becoming permanent (Bowery Boogie)

A look at the long-standing debates over whether rent regulation is a long-term solution to urban housing inflation (Governing)

Hundreds of affordable apartments are available at a new development in Brownsville (Brooklyn Paper)


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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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