Foreclosures on the rise, a twist in the UWS shelter saga, & more

By Emily Myers | October 29, 2020 - 10:30AM 


Foreclosure filings are on the rise, with multi-family buildings in minority neighborhoods the most vulnerable (The Real Deal)

A homeless New Yorker living at the Lucerne Hotel is joining the fight to force him and fellow residents out, but on the side of an UWS group that wants them out (Gothamist)

NYCHA tenants who experience gas or electricity outages could see their rent cut by 10 percent under a new proposal (New York Daily News)

An investor's plan to gentrify affordable housing in Harlem has crumbled—leaving tenants with terrible conditions (Wall Street Journal)

New York ranks third and fourth respectively on lists of the most expensive U.S. cities in which to rent or own, according to data from (press release)

There are concerns the rezoning of Gowanus in Brooklyn could negatively impact the canal cleanup (Brownstoner)


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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