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

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)

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.

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