3,200-unit development for Astoria, tackling tidal floods, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 22, 2022 - 10:30AM

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Tidal flooding around Hamilton Beach in Queens could be minimized by planned storm surge gates to be built by the Army Corps of Engineers (The City)

The number of vacant rent-stabilized apartments is revised to 38,621 this year, far less than the 60,000 reported for last year (The Real Deal)

The City Council is poised to approve a 3,200-unit development in Astoria after plans are given the go-ahead by a key local council member (City Limits)

Activists rally behind a family whose possessions were trashed after being scammed out of the deed to their Bed-Stuy townhouse (Brownstoner)

Low-rise stores along Flatbush Avenue will be razed to make way for a 150-unit condo building (Yimby)

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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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