City Council mulls rezonings, co-living site in foreclosure, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 23, 2021 - 10:30AM

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The City Council considers two proposals to bring thousands of affordable housing to areas adjacent to or within relatively white and rich neighborhoods—Gowanus and SoHo (The New York Times)

The former site of Brooklyn’s historic Slave Theater, once slated for a co-living facility from startup The Collective, is now in foreclosure (The Real Deal)

Steven Banks, head of the New York City's efforts to reduce homelessness, will resign at the end of the year (City Limits)

The City Council votes today on the New York Blood Center's major expansion project on the Upper East Side (CBS)

Extell files plans for an L-shaped tower on the Upper East Side that builds around holdouts who refused to sell to the developer (Patch)

Millions of New Yorkers are behind on their utility bills and there could be a wave of shutoffs this spring (New York Focus)

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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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