Rent aid replenished, overcharge claims pile up, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 4, 2022 - 10:30AM

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New York gets an additional $100 million in federal rent aid but it’s a fraction of what’s needed (The Real Deal)

Illegal rent overcharge claims linger, sometimes for years, as the Office of Rent Administration faces a backlog (NY Daily News)

The city’s migrant relief center in the Bronx is relocated to Randall's Island amid flooding concerns (abc7)

Mayor Eric Adams announces a $23 million pilot program to improve access to open space, playgrounds, and parks at six NYCHA buildings (NY Yimby)

A modernist rooftop renovation is the solution to zoning constraints for a family in Carroll Gardens (Curbed)

If our closets define who we are—what do they say about New Yorkers? (Elle Decor)

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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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