Over 101,000 homeless students, higher fines for building violations, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 9, 2021 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

More than 101,000 New York City public school students were homeless during the last school year, a 42 increase from 2010 (amNY)

Under a new law, property owners in New York face higher fines if they repeatedly violate building codes or leave them unaddressed (NY1)

Attorney General Letitia James backs “good cause” eviction protections for tenants as she ramps up her run for New York governor (City Limits)

After four years of delays and legal fights, a homeless shelter opens on Billionaires’ Row (The City)

Democrats want to make the biggest investment in affordable housing in history, pledging more than $150 billion to the effort (NPR)

Two-thirds of buyers in the U.S. aren't factoring in climate change when it comes to closing the deal, according to a PropertyNest survey (press release)


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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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