Subways get UV cleaning, NYC's real estate tax revenue drops, & more

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

The MTA is testing the use of ultraviolent light to destroy Covid-19 in the city's subways, buses, and commuter trains (Bloomberg)

The tax revenue generated by New York’s investment and residential sales is down nearly 50 percent compared to the same time last year, according to REBNY (press release) 

Connecticut's real estate market is benefiting from a "tidal wave" of buyers fleeing NYC, per a new report (New York Post)

Over 40 percent of the residents tested in just one Bronx neighborhood were found to have coronavirus antibodies (amNY)

New Yorkers need to brace for higher electric bills this summer due to increased costs from power suppliers (Commercial Observer)

The Met announces plans to reopen in August with major changes (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.

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