Hospitalizations slow in NYC, building owners adopt new cleaning protocols, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
April 10, 2020 - 9:45AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo compared the pandemic’s death toll in NYC to the “same evil that we saw on 9/11” (New York Post)

Flattening the curve: The number of people hospitalized in New York state is growing slower day to day (The New York Times)

Building owners fear pandemics will be the new normal and are instituting new cleaning protocols (New York Post)

Can prefabricated tiny homes protect the homeless from coronavirus? One California city is spending $17 million to find out (Business Insider)

The Real Estate Board of New York reports that broker confidence has hit the lowest point on record (press release)

Real estate is a face-to-face business—and that is proving to be its biggest weakness in the pandemic (The New York Times)


Jennifer White Karp

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