Lawsuit against holdout tenant, a renter's guide to 421-a, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
February 15, 2022 - 10:30AM

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A lawsuit is filed against a single tenant who's refusing to leave an Upper West Side building, which developer Naftali Group wants to convert to condos (The Real Deal)

Mayor Eric Adams announces a deal to close illegal hotels and create dozens of affordable apartments on the Upper West Side (amny)

There's little progress on New York's good cause eviction bill in spite of the measure being a priority for progressives (Times Union)

A tenant’s guide to 421-a, the city’s biggest tax break for developers and landlords (The City)

A pandemic relocation to Australia boomerangs for one New Yorker, landing her in the exact same Manhattan rental she left (The New York Times)

For Brooklynites: Some tips for researching the architectural history of your block (Brownstoner)

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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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