Fighting for 'good cause' eviction, an argument for universal rent, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 21, 2021 - 11:00AM

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In a letter sent to lawmakers in Albany, over 70 housing organizations call for the passage of "good cause" eviction laws to give tenants in market-rate apartments more protections (press release)

New plans to rezone Soho and Noho will likely include more apartments and ground-floor retail space (The Real Deal)

The Section 8 voucher system is considered cumbersome and complicated. Here's a radical thought: What if the government gave money for housing directly to renters? (The Atlantic)

In Brooklyn, the MTA has plans to redevelop a waterfront warehouse into a mixed-use tower with 900 apartments (amNY)

As neighborhoods reconfigure street space post-pandemic, with pedestrians at the center, Brooklyn has a revised action plan (CityLab)

Work is underway to add lanes and improve exit and entrance ramps on the Long Island Expressway in Queens (QNS)


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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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