Manhattan faces loss of workers, Carranza warns about budget cuts, & more

Manhattan faces loss of workers, Carranza warns about budget cuts, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
May 13, 2020 - 10:30AM


Working from home will largely continue after the pandemic subsides, significantly impacting Manhattan's economy (The New York Times)

New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza warns there will be massive education budget cuts (amNewYork)

Attorney General Letitia James explained how the new rent laws protect renters from unlawful evictions (Brooklyn Eagle)

The city hired over 500 contact tracers to track coronavirus infections and prevent their spread (amNewYork)

An affordable housing lottery opened for 37 apartments in Brownsville, with rent starting at $666 a month for one bedrooms (Brownstoner)

Having a roommate could save you up to $1,288 a month in NYC, according to a recent SmartAsset report (press release)

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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