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

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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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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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