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

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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