New fight against 421-a, pulling parking from new buildings, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
March 1, 2022 - 10:30AM

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Tenant advocates launch a new legal fight against the soon-to-expire 421-a program, which gives tax breaks to developers (The Real Deal)

To reduce car ownership, Brooklyn's lawmakers want to end off-street parking requirements for new developments (Brooklyn Paper)

A New York City homeless shelter operator cited for nepotism is still getting millions in public funds (The New York Times)

A Columbia Records executive sues over construction defects at his $2.3 East Village co-op that he says created toxic dust (New York Post)

Mayor Eric Adams' plan to remove the homeless from the subway doesn't resolve the issue of where they go next (The City)

In the North Bronx, a $48.5 million apartment building gets funding to provide 98 affordable units (press release)

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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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