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

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

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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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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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