NYC's first LGBTQ building, what you get for $300,000, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
November 18, 2020 - 10:30AM

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a law that requires some rent-regulated apartment buildings to adhere to strict carbon emission caps as part of the city's Green New Deal (The Real Deal)

NYC's first LGBTQ-owned and operated housing complex opened in Woodhaven with 11 apartments (CNN)

The U.S.'s median sales price of $300,000 only gets you 450 square feet in New York City, according to a new Point2 report (press release)

Take a look at Prospect Park's restored Endale Arch (Gothamist)

Mint House, an apartment-style hotel company, is opening its first NYC flagship in FiDi this Friday (press release) 

Working from home? Here are some stylish desk lamps if you need to improve your home office's lighting (The New York Times)




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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