Struggling rent relief program, fights over redistricting, & more

By Emily Myers | August 12, 2021 - 10:30AM 


Two months after it launched, tenants and housing advocates say the rent relief program still isn't working (WNYC)

Areas in New York City represented by multiple members of the State Assembly call for more input in the redistricting process (Gothamist)

New York's soon-to-be governor Kathy Hochul gives her first press conference, distancing herself from Governor Andrew Cuomo (City and State)

A new supportive housing development in Far Rockaway will offer services for families leaving homeless shelters (QNS)

NYC's war on idling vehicles was sidelined by the pandemic (CityLab)

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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