Restrictions eased in hotspots, low broker confidence, & more

By Emily Myers | October 22, 2020 - 10:30AM 

Restrictions in virus hotspots in South Brooklyn and Queens are being relaxed—in some areas schools and businesses can reopen (Gothamist)

Broker confidence hit a new record low, according to REBNY, a result of massive declines in real estate market activity (press release)

In a survey of MTA workers, 24 percent reported they'd been sick with coronavirus, more than previously thought (Gothamist)

A look at where thousands of new apartments could be squeezed into parts of Soho (Curbed)

The $15 million renovation of Red Hook Library in Brooklyn has been postponed because of the pandemic (Brownstoner)

Mayor Bill de Blasio's guidelines on how to safely celebrate Halloween include masking up, staying outside, and keeping six feet apart (amNY)


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