Good Cause eviction blocked, rent strike in Brooklyn, & more

By Emily Myers | June 7, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

New York’s legislative session ends without passing the Good Cause eviction bill. Here's a look at what passed and what didn't (City Limits)

Lawmakers will make appointments to the state's temporary Affordable Housing Commission in coming weeks after tabling several affordable housing proposals (Spectrum News)

A study of NYC housing over the past decade finds that one third of 200,000 newly built apartments were created as affordable housing (The City)

Following months of rent strike in response to mold and leaks, a group of Brooklyn tenants at 1616 President St. are in court facing eviction (press release)

The Independent Budget Office estimates that existing 421-a exemptions will cost the city over $1 billion from fiscal year 2023 to 2033 (amNewYork)

And experts say the city's housing crisis will worsen when the 421-a tax break expires (Bisnow)

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