Another delay for NYC schools, MTA cuts threaten suburbs, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
September 18, 2020 - 10:30AM

Last minute change: Mayor Bill de Blasio delayed Monday’s school reopening and will implement a return to classes in phases, starting with pre-K and students with disabilities (Chalkbeat)

During a state senate hearing, real estate agents from Long Island denied accusations that they engaged in bias practices uncovered in a bombshell report by Newsday (Times Union)

New York City recorded the lowest median sales price of the year in August at $665,000, according to PropertyShark (press release)

A coalition of business owners and transit advocates say MTA “doomsday” cuts will devastate Long Island property values (press release)

The CDC’s nationwide eviction ban lead to a drop in eviction filings in 16 cities (The Real Deal via Bloomberg)

How to prepare your plants for winter (The New York Times)


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