Bloomberg gives $10.5 million for Covid-19 tracing, buildings want paycheck protection funds, & more

By Emily Myers | April 23, 2020 - 10:30AM 


Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is contributing $10.5 million to a tri-state Covid-19 tracing program (Forbes)

The MTA is urging the city to take aggressive action to address the growing number of homeless people sleeping on subway trains (abc7)

There's been a slight uptick in New York City listings but they are still 80 percent below normal for this time of year (New York Post)

With so many New Yorkers filing for unemployment benefits, Brooklyn Law School is creating a clinic to address pandemic-related labor issues (Brooklyn Eagle)

Co-op and condo buildings are fighting to join the Federal Paycheck Protection Program (Habitat Magazine)

Six weeks into the shutdown, the pandemic puts an end to work-life balance for many (Bloomberg)

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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