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 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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