Bidding wars dominate, slumlords lose brownstone, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
February 24, 2022 - 10:30AM

In a legal settlement, two slumlords in Crown Heights have to hand over their $2 million brownstone for affordable housing and pay $250,000 in fines (New York Post)

Bidding wars dominate sales in New York City: In January, 54 percent of listings received competing bids (The Real Deal)

Bronx tenants at high risk of eviction call for more protections through the passage of 'good cause eviction' laws (Gothamist)

Opinion: The scarcity of affordable housing in Nassau and Suffolk counties doesn't get enough attention (The New York Times)

An affordable housing lottery opens for 37 apartments at New Roads Plaza at 485 East 164th St. in the Bronx (New York Yimby)

Subway platform barriers will be tested at three NYC stations after an increase in violent crime (The New York Times)

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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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