Mortgage perks for buyers, enforcing law on building emissions, & more

By Emily Myers | November 15, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

The developer Extell offers to buy down mortgage interest rates by 2 percent for condos at One Manhattan Square (The Real Deal)

Mayor Eric Adams announces reforms to the city's rental subsidy program to tackle homelessness (press release)

New York City Comptroller Brad Lander eyes stronger enforcement of a local law aimed at cutting building emissions (Politico)

Lawmakers consider a crackdown on the sale of uncertified and refurbished lithium-ion batteries, which have caused recent fires in NYC (Gothamist)

First-time buyers across the U.S. lose to older buyers with cash offers (The New York Times)

Equally inspiring and daunting: A 13-year "big, endless" renovation project in Brooklyn (Architectural Digest)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

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