Harlem families living without gas, Brooklyn luxury deals decline, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
July 14, 2021 - 10:30AM


Families living in a Harlem apartment complex have gone almost two months without gas and hot water (City Limits)

Luxury sales contracts in Brooklyn declined for the fifth straight week with just 21 deals closed (The Real Deal)

A judge halted the transfer of homeless New Yorkers from hotels to ensure the city gives disabled residents proper accommodations (City Limits)

A Brooklyn affordable housing organization will install solar panels on 18 buildings and use the savings to provide free wifi to residents (Next City)

What it's like living in Fairfield, Connecticut, where you'll find several beaches on the Long Island Sound (The New York Times)

An affordable apartment lottery launched for 14 apartments in Bed Stuy (New York YIMBY)


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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