'Troubling' claim by rental aid overseer, false overtime at NYCHA, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
January 27, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

State officials describe a claim by the executive running New York's mishap-plagued emergency rental aid program—who bragged about 38 percent margins—as “beyond troubling" (The Washington Post)

The Fed signals an interest rate increase as soon as March (The New York Times)

False overtime claims by NYCHA contractors leads to 18 workers being fired and dozens more under investigation (The City)

Inventory in the Hamptons and Northfork continues to fall while prices set new records, according to data from Douglas Elliman (press release)

The crumbling extension of a Bed-Stuy townhouse is transformed into a family room, bathroom, and laundry room (Brownstoner)

An affordable housing lottery launches for 23 West St. in Greenpoint (New York Yimby)


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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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