Biden takes New York, outdoor dining in tents poses risks, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
November 4, 2020 - 11:30AM

New York voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, but the race is far from over (New York Daily News) 

A state bill limiting how many delays landlords can get on court-ordered building repairs was delivered to Governor Andrew Cuomo (The Real Deal)

Mayor Bill de Blasio says schools in the city's red zones might have to wait until the end of the week to reopen (Brooklyn Paper)

Outdoor dining in a plastic tent may have similar risks to eating indoors (Today) 

Here's a virtual map of historic LGBTQ, feminist, and civil rights landmarks (amNewYork)

An affordable housing lottery opened for 10 apartments in Astoria. Rent starts at $2,433 for a one bedroom (Patch)


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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