Emergency grants for back rent, fighting for a building ramp, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
December 22, 2021 - 10:30AM

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The City Council votes to approve access to emergency grants for tenants who owe back rent. The legislation takes effect January 15th, the same day the eviction ban expires  (The Real Deal)

Tenants in Crown Heights protest their management company's refusal to add a ramp and increase building accessibility (Brooklyn Paper) 

Mayor-elect Eric Adams cancels plans for an inauguration due to the city's Covid surge (Gothamist)

A 14-room hotel at 431 Broome St. in Soho could be converted into a single-family home. It hits the market for $20 million (New York Post)

Thousands of homeless New Yorkers are forced to switch shelters due to a contract dispute (abcNY)

What it's like living in Downtown Brooklyn where high-rise towers are springing up like mushrooms (The New York Times)



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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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