MTA ramps up cleaning efforts, activists want ban on evictions, & more

By Emily Myers | March 12, 2020 - 11:00AM 

To slow the spread of Covid-19, the MTA will be disinfecting stations twice a day while it continues to clean trains and buses at least every 72 hours (press release)

NYC's affordable housing crisis means closing schools to limit the spread of Covid-19 would increase the vulnerability of the city's 114,000 homeless students (Real Estate Weekly)

Tenant activists are asking for a ban on evictions in light of the Covid-19 pandemic (The Real Deal)

Lawyers argue unsafe conditions caused by renovations to The Chelsea Hotel amount to tenant harassment (The City) 

Five city employees and a former Trump Organization employee claim the president's company paid bribes to lower building assessments and reduce taxes in the '80s and '90s (WNYC)

The city has begun long-planned accessibility upgrades to the Brooklyn War Memorial at Cadman Plaza Park (Brooklyn Eagle)


Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.