A call for $2 billion in rent relief, luxury rental shortage, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 26, 2022 - 10:30AM

Twelve real estate organizations advocating for struggling renters and landlords sent a letter to New York's senators and congressional representatives asking for $2 billion in rent relief (amNewYork)

There's a shortage of luxury rentals following the high demand seen during the pandemic (Curbed)

Here's where New York homeowners at risk of foreclosure can get help—including free legal assistance (City Limits) 

BFC Partners break ground on the second phase of a Coney Island affordable housing development (press release) 

Boston may pass San Francisco as the second-most expensive city for renters in the U.S. NYC is currently the most expensive (press release) 

A man dies after being hit by a dumpster at an illegal home renovation site in Flushing where no city permits had been filed (Daily News)





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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