Thousands of NYC fire door violations, failures of the appraisal industry, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
January 25, 2022 - 10:30AM

An analysis of city records finds more than 18,000 open code violations for apartment and stairwell doors that fail to spring shut—a defect that could be deadly if there's a fire (The City)

A new report says self-regulation of the appraisal industry is leading to gaps in fair housing training and accountability (Housing Wire)

A heat mapping study finds higher temperatures in New York City's lower-income neighborhoods (CityLimits)

The MTA is 15 months behind schedule in fully converting to the tap-and-go OMNY payment system (Gothamist)

TikTok star and real estate agent Madison Sutton joins Brown Harris Stevens and will instruct agents how to develop content on the app (The Real Deal via Curbed)

Consider these strategies and resources if you're dealing with a toxic roommate (Bushwick Daily)

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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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