1 in 10 NYC students lack stable housing, crowdfunding to buy Trump's home, & more

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

Almost 10 percent of NYC public school students are experiencing housing insecurity, meaning they're living in a city shelter or doubled up in a temporary situation (amNewYork)

The owner of President Donald Trump's childhood home in Jamaica Estates launched a crowdfunding campaign to collect $3,000,000 to gift the home to the president (The New York Times)

To become a homeowner here, New Yorkers need an average of 12.8 years to save for a loan with 20 percent down, according to a RealtyHop report (press release) 

Co-living company Quarters is set to open their fourth NYC location in Williamsburg with a 6,000-square-foot roof deck and co-working cafe (press release)

Here are some tips on how to decorate your place for this holiday season (The New York Times)

An affordable apartment lottery opened for 32 units in Flatbush. Rent starts at $1,800 for a studio (New York YIMBY)

Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered 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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