A Brooklyn landlord waives April rent, dog parks closed, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
April 6, 2020 - 10:30AM

A Brooklyn landlord with 18 buildings cancelled rent for all of his tenants for the month of April (The New York Times)

The 7 p.m. clap and cheer for New York’s helpers is getting louder every night (Gothamist)

Wells Fargo halts jumbo mortgages as buyers look for more secure ways of borrowing (Inman)

New York City’s dog parks are now closed to limit the spread of coronavirus (New York Post)

How one large co-op building has upped their cleaning strategy to protect residents from the coronavirus (The New York Times)

NYCHA staff, including those who work in tenants’ apartments, lack protective gear (The City)


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