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

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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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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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