Scaffolding eyesores, best day to list a place, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
June 16, 2021 - 10:30AM

Thursday is the best day to list an apartment for sale while weekends are the worst, according to a new StreetEasy report (press release)

New York City's privately-owned public spaces will reopen by July 1st after being closed during the pandemic (press release)

Construction scaffolding at over 500 sites across the city has been up for over a year (Patch)

The first two buildings at La Central, a new rental complex in the Bronx that has 500 affordable apartments and a YMCA, is set to open (press release)

Here's why Passive House construction could set the standard for building design in NYC (The Real Deal)

Rep. Ritchie Torres introduces a bill to help NYCHA and other public housing authorities make repairs and renovations faster (Daily News)


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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