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NYC rental listings plunge, taking landlords to court virtually, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | April 24, 2020 - 10:30AM 

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A Rent Guidelines Board report recommends increases for rent-stabilized apartments of 2.5 to 3.5 percent for one-year leases and 3.3 to 6.75 percent for two-year leases (The Real Deal)

New rental listings in NYC fell 52 percent in the second half of March compared to the first half of the month (StreetEasy blog)

JustFix.nyc launched a new online tool that lets tenants file for emergency repairs and bring landlords to virtual court hearings (press release)

Governor Andrew Cuomo says just over 21 percent of about 1,300 NYC residents tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies (Gothamist)

Does allowing dogs make NYC buildings more social and connected? These owners say yes (The New York Times)

Got a free corner? Here's some inspiration for stylish work-at-home (and remote learning) set-ups (Brownstoner)

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