A computer glitch on property taxes, thousands of MTA jobs at risk, & more

By Emily Myers | July 18, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Thousands of New Yorkers likely overpaid property taxes due to a computer glitch (NY Post)

An overhaul of the MTA could result in the loss of 2,700 jobs (AM NY)

Meet the landlords behind the lawsuit challenging the new rent reforms (The Real Deal)

Dozens of NYCHA cooling centers don't have fully functional AC units—this ahead of the weekend's anticipated heatwave (NBC New York)

Switch upgrades on the 1, 2, and 3 lines will cause major weekend subway shutdowns for the rest of the summer (MTA via West Side Rag)

The $220 million spent by the city to keep Stuy Town apartments affordable now looks like money wasted in light of rent reforms (Gothamist)



Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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