Black owners see lower appraisals, a battle over private security, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | August 27, 2020 - 10:30AM 

Black homeowners say their homes are consistently appraised for less than those of their neighbors (The New York Times)

Residents are battling over plans to hire private security guards to patrol the Hunters Point waterfront (LICPost)

The Legal Aid Society called on Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to implement an indefinite eviction moratorium (press release)

The MTA may have to raise fares and reduce service on buses, subways and commuter lines (New York Post)

An affordable housing lottery opened for 37 apartments in Fort Greene. Rents start at $2,370 a month (Brownstoner)

What renters and buyers need to know about moving to the East Village (StreetEasy Blog)

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