Election day guide, real estate tax bonanza, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 2, 2021 - 10:30AM

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Polling stations are open for voting—New Yorkers will elect a new mayor, city comptroller, public advocate, and some city council members (The City) 

New Yorkers face a 24 percent increase in the cost of heating this winter (Bloomberg)

Real estate taxes generated by the city's hot housing market could stave off a pied-à-terre tax (The Real Deal)

About 9,000 city employees are on unpaid leave for refusing to comply with New York's vaccine mandate (Crain's New York)

A new rule passed by the City Council greatly increases the value of CityFHEPS rental assistance vouchers (City Limits)

Conservative TV host and former Marine Corps pilot Greg Kelly is undone by a city bus: Don't let this be you (Curbed) 

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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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