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 senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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