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Mortgage assistance for owners, excavating Tibbett's Brook, & more

By Emily Myers | December 7, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Low- to middle-income owners who are behind on mortgage payments and property taxes will get help from a new $539 million homeowner assistance fund (amNY)

A look at a multi-million dollar project to bring back Tibbett's Brook, a stream buried in the Bronx. The project will mitigate flooding in New York City (The New York Times)

Tenants in the Bronx settle a court case with their landlord for $1 million involving claims of fraud and illegal overcharges (press release) 

Ongoing problems with clogged compactor chutes at NYCHA are investigated after two trash fires, one of which killed a six-year-old boy (The City)

Homeless New Yorkers demand shelter improvements at a City Council hearing (amNY)

A mysterious chirping sound in Brooklyn Heights leads to a community investigation in search of the culprit (Brooklyn Eagle) 

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