Mayor proposes new relief for renters, Hudson Yards retailers miss payments, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
April 14, 2020 - 11:00AM


Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a renter relief plan that includes deferrals on payments for tenants who have lost income (The Real Deal)

The Department of Sanitation collected 4.1 percent more garbage in March, with the exception of parts of Manhattan, likely because many wealthy Manhattanites have fled (The City)

In Hudson Yards, NYC's most expensive neighborhood, 75 percent of stores didn't pay April rent (Business Insider) 

Americans are baking more than ever while sheltering at home, and stores are seeing shortages of supplies (Crain's)

The Real Estate Board of New York called on Albany to give assistance to landlords (The Real Deal)

Alternate side parking regulations are suspended in NYC until April 28th (press release)



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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