Thousands more NYC apartments get lead paint inspections, commuter benefits of a congestion charge, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 31, 2018 - 11:00AM

The NYC Housing Authority just found 10,000 more apartments it needs to inspect for lead paint (NY Daily News)

A congestion charge could cut travel time by up to two hours on express bus routes from Queens and Brooklyn according to Riders Alliance (Press release)

A printing plant in Brooklyn is the latest building facing demolition. It will be replaced by a 44-story downtown apartment block (Brownstoner)

The city is demanding that statues in Elizabeth Street Garden be removed as they battle with the park’s supporters to make way for a new housing complex (Bowery Boogie)

A date's been set for the L train closure — mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27th, 2019 (MTA)

The last historic structure at Brooklyn Navy Yard gets a makeover, turning it from shipbuilding facility to modern commercial space (Curbed NY)



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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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