Bronx fire survivors sue, easing access to housing vouchers, & more

By Emily Myers | January 13, 2022 - 10:30AM 

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

Tenants of the Bronx apartment building where a deadly fire broke out file a $3 billion lawsuit against the owners (Bronx Times) 

A journalist/comedian channels Schoolhouse Rock's classic "I'm Just a Bill" to explain New York's good-cause eviction bill (The New York Times)

Tenant advocates call for expanded access to housing vouchers as a tide of evictions loom (The Real Deal)

An affordable housing lottery launches for Brooklyn Crossing, a new 51-story building at 18 Sixth Ave. in Prospect Heights (press release)

The MTA gets a cash injection of $6 billion from federal Covid relief funding (Brooklyn Eagle)

The demolition of East River Park is complete as a $1.45 billion coastal resiliency project goes ahead (Bowery Boogie)


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