Unchecked illegal evictions, bidding wars for rentals, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
February 17, 2022 - 10:30AM

Unlawful evictions in New York are going unchecked—and as cases rise only a handful of landlords face charges (The City)

Bidding wars for rentals are back as competition for apartments increases during an unusually busy winter (The Real Deal)

A co-op board receives a shocking estimate of nearly $3 million from ConEd to convert the building from oil to gas (Habitat Magazine)

An experiment with a Nest thermostat to lower heating expenses (The New York Times)

A bill to create a new housing voucher for homeless New Yorkers gains support in Albany (CityLimits)

An affordable housing lottery launches for six apartments at 142 Richards St. in Red Hook (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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