Eviction ban ends Saturday, $1 million for Bronx fire victims, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 12, 2022 - 10:30AM

Governor Kathy Hochul confirms New York's eviction ban will expire on January 15th, meaning hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers might soon face eviction (amNewYork)

Governor Hochul also requests additional funding for rent relief aid from the Biden administration (New York Post)

A GoFundMe campaign raises nearly $1,000,000 for the victims of the Bronx apartment building fire that killed 17 residents (Welcome2TheBronx)

A new affordable housing development in Brownsville was designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, better known for pricey projects like 220 Central Park South (Curbed)

Cornerstone Realty, a Staten Island real estate firm, sues NYC over its vaccine mandate for private-sector employers (The Real Deal)

Common plans to bring 80 co-living units to Jersey City (press release)



Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

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. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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