NYCHA pushes back on lead paint removal, new rules to regulate sites like Airbnb, & more

By Emily Myers | November 20, 2018 - 11:00AM 

For decades, NYCHA pushed back when a child in one of its units tested positive for lead (WNYC via New York Times)

Extra regulations are proposed to tighten up short-term rental abuses by sites like Airbnb (Curbed NY via Crain's)

One of the city's worst landlords is selling a Hamilton Heights building for $21 million (Commercial Observer)

A Manhattan tenant won a lower rent for a luxury studio after it was improperly deregulated (City Land)

The MTA's announced its Thanksgiving schedule ahead of the holiday (Press Release)

Brick Underground ranks in the top 10 of must-read real estate blogs (The Close)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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