Calls for hazard pay for essential workers, real estate lessons from the last recession, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
April 21, 2020 - 10:30AM


Governor Cuomo is calling on the federal government to provide hazard pay for essential workers, which include store clerks and transit workers as well as medical professionals (New York Daily News)

What Manhattan sales during the last recession can tell us about the impact of Covid-19 on NYC real estate (StreetEasy)

Transportation experts weigh in on how the city could open up streets to pedestrians during the shutdown (Curbed)

Hundreds of gallons of hand sanitizer are being shipped to staff and residents at NYCHA (The City)

Tips on finding space to exercise while you’re confined (The New York Times)

NYC's curbside composting pickup is being suspended until June 2021 due to budget cuts (abc7NY)

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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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