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

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)

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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