SALT cap repeal unlikely, MTA sued over Covid rules, & more

By Emily Myers | February 16, 2021 - 10:30AM 


New Yorkers hoping a SALT cap repeal will be included in the Covid relief bill are likely to be disappointed (Bloomberg)

Advocates for New York's homeless population are suing the MTA over its pandemic rules (The New York Times)

The overnight pause in subway service for cleaning is reduced to two hours (The New York Times)

Mayor Bill de Blasio opposes Governor Andrew Cuomo's plans to convert office and hotels to apartments (The Real Deal)

NYC's mounting trash problems are exposed by winter snowstorms (Bklyner)

An explanation of why NYC is getting more frequent severe winter weather but also milder temperatures (Gothamist)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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