Landlords shun Section 8 renters, noisy bars in Greenpoint, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 19, 2019 - 11:00AM

Landlords in NYC appear to discriminate against apartment seekers who pay rent using Section 8 housing vouchers (The City)

Residents of the Greenpoint Historic District want to curb liquor licenses for bars and restaurants. They say the area's nightlife is too noisy (Brooklyn Eagle)

Complaints about dog poop on NYC streets is down by 17 percent this year compared to last, however Middle Village in Queens saw a 205 percent rise in calls about dog waste (press release)

Brooklyn makes it into the top 100 most expensive zip codes in the U.S. (press release)

Civic leaders in Crown Heights want to put an end to rezoning plans that would make way for a nine-story, mixed-use building (Brooklyn Paper)

City, state, and borough funding to the tune of $11.1 million has been secured to revitalize Marine Park in Brooklyn (Bklyner)

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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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