Legal evictions resume, Thanksgiving quarantine enforcement, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
November 25, 2020 - 10:30AM

The first legal eviction since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic happened last week and housing advocates believe there are more to come (The City)

New York City sheriffs may fine Thanksgiving travelers $1,000 if they violate state quarantine rules (Patch)

City tax collectors want to use drones to conduct property assessments but experts say NYC needs to modernize its drone laws first (The City)

Verizon is expanding its broadband Fios service to 500,000 NYC households, including at least 125,000 in areas hit hardest by Covid-19 (amNewYork)

The deadline for an affordable apartment lottery at TF Cornerstone's Hunter's Point South was extended to December 9th (press release)

Here's what it's like to live in Jackson Township, New Jersey—where you'll find Six Flags Great Adventure and relatively affordable real estate (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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