Study finds racist appraisals, Bronx NYCHA nightmare, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
February 10, 2022 - 10:30AM

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A study from Freddie Mac adds to growing evidence that racism in the appraisal industry undervalues the homes of Black and Latino Americans (CityLab)

Nightmare conditions continue for NYCHA residents in the Bronx as mold, leaks, broken elevators, ceiling holes, and rat infestations plague Fort Independence Houses (amny)

The displacement of Black homeowners for the construction of Central Park in the 1800s is at the center of discussions about reparations over slavery (Gothamist)

Living with a partner in New York City can help couples save nearly $30,00 per year on a median-priced one bedroom (press release)

Four major New York City landlords receive $5 million as an incentive to cut emissions in their buildings (The Real Deal)

An affordable housing lottery launches for four apartments at 14 Duffield St. in Downtown Brooklyn (New York Yimby)


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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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