Buildings brace for coronavirus, a tax credit for NYC renters, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
March 13, 2020 - 2:00PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground for an article on how some NYC apartment buildings are preparing for staffing shortages amid the coronavirus outbreak. One management company advised its buildings to consider plans similar to strike preparation measures. 

Also of interest: An explainer on the New York City enhanced real property tax credit, which gives some NYC renters a state tax credit of up to $500 based on their income and how much they paid in rent last year.

Here, in full, are this week's most popular posts.

1) Some NYC apartment buildings told to prep for coronavirus like a doorman strike

2) As coronavirus fears grow, questions loom for NYC apartment buildings [UPDATED]

3) Attention NYC renters! Don't miss out on this credit when you file your taxes

4) Buying an apartment for your (grown) kid? Here are 7 things to keep in mind

5) Yes, it's a great time to refinance as mortgage rates drop to historic lows

Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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