Calls to end NYC's tax lien sale, fighting evictions with technology, & more

By Emily Myers | October 7, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

Community organizations want New York City to cancel this year's tax lien sale, often a first step to the foreclosure of distressed properties (Brooklyn Reader)

New technology tracks data on vacant buildings and negligent owners to help prevent evictions (Bloomberg CityLab)

A judge dismisses a lawsuit to stop construction of a controversial $850 million mixed-use building in the South Street Seaport (Gothamist)

The real estate industry pours $500,000 into the campaign of mayoral hopeful, Eric Adams (The Real Deal)

NYCHA is facing complaints by tenants of botched renovations by private contractors and building managers (The City)

An affordable housing lottery launches for 21 apartments at 1510 Gates Ave. in Bushwick (New York YIMBY)

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