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 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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