Covid cases hit warning level, developers fined for tax break violations, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 27, 2020 - 10:30AM


The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in NYC hit 551 yesterday—just above the threshold that indicates increased spread (Gothamist)

An investigation found four developers in Brooklyn and Queens received 421-a tax abatements but didn't offer rent-stabilized leases and overcharged tenants (The Real Deal)

A collection of small New York theaters is suing Governor Andrew Cuomo over pandemic restrictions (The New York Times)

New York families will get only one more chance to switch from online to hybrid learning during the academic year (Gothamist)

New York City is very much alive, it's Instagram New York—the backdrop rather than the lived experience—that's over (Medium)

Three roommates who got through the pandemic then a bedbug infestation snagged a bigger apartment for the same price (The New York Times)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

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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