Checking travelers for Covid, where to get a cheap fixer-upper, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
August 6, 2020 - 10:30AM

Looking for a deal? Some millennials are buying fixer-uppers featured on Cheap Old Houses, a popular Instagram account (New York Post)

Covid checkpoints will be set up at NYC bridges and tunnels to help enforce the state's quarantine orders for out-of-state travelers (amNewYork)

Some NYC real estate groups are planning to stop using the term "master bedroom" in floor plans and listings (The New York Times)

Here are eight things to know about NYC public school reopening plans before the remote-only learning deadline (Bklyner)

City and state officials may extend NYC outdoor dining into winter, which currently expires on October 31st (The Real Deal)






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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