New condo sales surge, docuseries on NYC's worst landlords, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
June 9, 2021 - 10:30AM

Sales of New York City new development condo surged in May with 477 contracts signed. The majority of transactions were in Brooklyn (The Real Deal) 

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces most of New York's coronavirus restrictions will be lifted once 70 percent of adults are vaccinated (Gothamist)

Here's a comparison of NYC's Democratic mayoral candidates' housing platforms (City Limits)

Hudson Whiskey, a New York whiskey distillery, wants to hear your roommate horror story. Five winners will receive half a year's free rent (press release)

A three-part docuseries about New York City's worst landlords debuts on YouTube this week (New York Post)

It's not the heat, it's the humidity: Check out these dehumidifiers for every budget (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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