Extreme rent hikes, demands for 'good cause' legislation, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
February 23, 2022 - 10:30AM

Housing advocates, tenants, and elected offices protest today to demand passage of "good cause" legislation to prevent unwarranted evictions and rent increases (press release)

New York City renters face extreme rent hikes when they renew their leases (New York Post)

A behind-the-scenes look at three Manhattan rentals that recently saw intense bidding wars (Curbed)

An affordable housing lottery launches for 95 apartments at One Archer in Jamaica, Queens (New York YIMBY)

The city wants your input for its Equitable Development Data Tool, which will share information on housing, demographics, and public health (press release)

Renovating an old apartment? Here are five features you shouldn't touch according to preservation experts (Apartment Therapy)


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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