Landlords settle in discrimination case, Extell construction at a standstill, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 7, 2019 - 11:00AM

Landlords in Far Rockaway have agreed to pay a $1 million settlement after accusations of discrimination against renters with criminal records (The Real Deal)

Amid a slump in luxury condo sales, construction work at Extell’s residential skyscraper on the Upper West Side has stalled (NY Yimby)

A steel wall is going up along the eastern edge of the Gowanus Canal as part of the federal Superfund site’s environmental cleanup (Brooklyn Eagle)

Antisemitism is driving a steep rise in subway hate crimes according to NYPD data (New York Post)

The City Comptroller is demanding the Department of Education give proof of annual inspections for peeling lead paint in schools (Gothamist)

Plans have been unveiled for anti-terrorism barriers at the pedestrian entrances to Coney Island's boardwalk (Brooklyn Paper)


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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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