An electric-powered rental tower, shopping for outdoor furniture, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
July 21, 2021 - 10:30AM

No gas: Construction begins on a Boerum Hill development this summer that will be the city's first residential tower to be completely powered by electric energy (Brooklyn Paper)

The LaGuardia AirTrain project gets federal approval despite pushback from transportation experts and local politicians (Patch)

Do you have a backyard or terrace? Here's how to find the right outdoor furniture according to the experts (The New York Times) 

New York City is the 109th best place to rent in the U.S. according to a new WalletHub report (press release)

How to choose a paint color to keep your place looking fresh (Apartment Therapy)

An affordable apartment lottery launched for 60 apartments in Mott Haven (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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