New protocols for brokers, a big reveal at LaGuardia, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
June 11, 2020 - 10:30AM

Guidelines from REBNY say brokers should stagger appointments, use masks and avoid handshakes at in-person showings when NYC enters Phase 2 of the reopening process (press release)

Travelers coming thorough LaGuardia will get to experience the new and updated facilities at Terminal B this weekend (Business Insider) 

A look at how homeless shelters—which have become coronavirus hotspots—are a problematic response for people who need housing (The Uncertain Hour via Marketplace)

A Corcoran agent was fired for sending a tone-deaf email blast that used pictures of an NYPD van in flames to suggest New Yorkers should flee to Florida (New York Post via The Real Deal)

Boarded up NYC storefronts have become a canvas for street artists and murals (Gothamist)

New Yorkers who scrambled to leave the city at the beginning of the pandemic are now struggling with their decision (New York Post)

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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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