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

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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)

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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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