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New NYC listings site, landlord sued for LGBTQ harassment, & more

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By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
October 13, 2021 - 10:30AM

CitySnap, a new real estate listings site and app for New York City, will launch next year. It's a collaboration between the Real Estate Board of New York and Homesnap (press release)

A couple sues their former Manhattan landlord for anti-LGBTQ harassment (Gay City News)

The condo board of Walker Tower asks a New York Supreme Court judge to evict the buyer of a penthouse sold at 64 percent off by U.S. marshals (The Real Deal)

Construction tops out at 118 East 1st St,. a nine-story residential building with four duplexes (New York YIMBY)

Need help picking a paint color or finding the right houseplants? There are home design consultants for that (The New York Times) 

Mayor Bill de Blasio promised 100 miles of "Open Streets"—but a survey finds there are just 24 active miles of car-free streets across NYC (The City)

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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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