This week, readers visited Brick Underground for what to know if they have lost income because of the coronavirus outbreak and are worried about paying rent. All evictions have been suspended—housing court is closed—so you can't be kicked out for not paying your rent at this time.
Also of interest: What to do if you have an NYC apartment under contract, but the deal is stalled. Some buyers and sellers are resorting to creative ways to get the deal closed, like a "parking lot" closing.
Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on 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.
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