NYC schools shutter, Crown Heights landlords sued over evictions, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 19, 2020 - 10:30AM

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NYC's public schools halted in-person learning until at least next month as the city's coronavirus infection rate reached a 3 percent positivity threshold (The New York Times)

Two Brooklyn landlords who attempted to evict their Crown Heights tenants this summer are being sued by the city (Gothamist)

Tenants who claim they were overcharged by Kushner Companies for apartments that should have been rent-stabilized just got the go-ahead for a class action (The Real Deal)  

NYCHA is taking steps to address critical repairs for more than 10,000 residents at some of the most physically distressed properties (press release)

Confirming a bleak retail picture, 31 percent of storefronts on Manhattan's 42nd Street aren't operating, according to RentHop (press release)

A more optimistic indicator of NYC's recovery shows apartment sales reached pre-pandemic levels last month, according to StreetEasy (press release) 


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Emily Myers

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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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