Hell's Kitchen tenants sue landlord, MTA speeds up, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
March 24, 2021 - 10:30AM

The second round of New York State’s rent relief program has paid out just $7 million out of $60 million available for struggling tenants (Gothamist)

About 80,000 New York City employees will head back to the office on May 3rd (Commercial Observer) 

Renters in three Hell's Kitchen buildings are suing Gotham Organization for overcharging them (The Real Deal)

These Greenpoint tenants are fearful of being evicted after a seven-year court battle with their landlord (Greenpointers)

An affordable housing lottery opened for 17 houses for sale in East New York, Ocean Hill, and Brownsville (Brownstoner)

The MTA is running faster after century-old signals were replaced at nearly 300 locations (Gothamist)


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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