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Websites for no-fee rentals, quarantining in NYC is different, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
June 5, 2020 - 3:00PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground for the best websites to find a no-fee rental in NYC. You can avoid paying a broker fee by renting directly from a landlord or management company, or renting from a landlord who pays the broker fee to entice you to sign the lease. Brick has the scoop on where to find these apartments so you can save a great deal.

Also of interest: An essay on why quarantining in New York City is unlike anywhere else. Riding out the pandemic in NYC's small apartments is a challenge—they were not designed for 24/7 living. Our tiny spaces are livable only because we usually spend so little time in them. But now that has changed.

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

1) I’m breaking my lease, selling my furniture, and moving to Florida because of coronavirus

2) The best websites for finding a no-fee rental apartment in NYC in 2020

3) When will New York City’s real estate market reopen?

4) Why sheltering in NYC is unlike anywhere else: An essay

5) Manhattan owners' flight to the suburbs was underway before Covid struck

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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