Pied-à-terre tax revived, bus fare collection resumes, & more

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
August 19, 2020 - 10:30AM

New York's pied-à-terre tax bill is moving forward in Albany after failing last year. The tax would increase property taxes on condos and co-ops with assessed values over $300,000 (The Real Deal)

Historically, living in the suburbs has not lived up to its promise, in one writer's opinion. (The New York Times)

The MTA will resume bus fare collection on August 31st after more than five months (amNewYork)

Here are a few ways to create a display of your collection of plates and other items without it looking cluttered (The New York Times)

Out-of-state visitors staying in NYC short-term rentals and hotels will now have to sign a form as part of 14-day quarantine order (Daily News) 

An affordable housing lottery has opened for 129 apartments in the South Bronx (Welcome2TheBronx)


Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered 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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