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

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

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

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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