Most expensive zip codes, reasons for staying in NYC, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
September 9, 2020 - 10:30AM

On PropertyClub's list of areas with the most expensive zip codes, Long Island beat out Manhattan (press release)

Residents of a Crown Heights building that is owned by the city's worst landlord are on rent strike, demanding vital repairs (Bklyner)

A $33 million deal for 90 Morton St., PH11A, is the most expensive residential contract signed in New York City this year (press release)

Here's why some New Yorkers are staying put in NYC while so many others are leaving (Gothamist)

Some New Yorkers heading to the suburbs are opting for apartments in new rental developments, rather than a house (The New York Times)

An Upper West Side filmmaker is documenting how outdoor dining is keeping his neighborhood vibrant (West Side Rag)


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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