If someone is out of work thanks to the coronavirus crisis and can’t pay the rent or mortgage, what can they do? The situation is changing rapidly so what works today may not apply tomorrow.
Despite a ban on gatherings of nearly any size and calls for social distancing, Hasidic schools continued to operate Tuesday and weddings proceeded as usual last week.
We’re in our second week of sheltering at home. Cuomo warned Sunday this thing will drag on and be much worse than it needs to be if New Yorkers don’t take social distancing seriously, and he also said the federal government needs to step up and handle supplies of masks and ventilators.
What to do when the money stops? With mass layoffs, work stoppages, and slowdowns for nonessential goods and services already well under way in Brooklyn and beyond, how to pay the rent or mortgage and what happens next worries many.
Inspired by Italians who have been sharing the gift of music even while under quarantine, Brooklyn neighbors coordinated a singalong on March 19 to soothe the spirit during these stressful times.
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