Flooding toilets in Park Slope, co-living firms under scrutiny, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
September 14, 2022 - 10:30AM

New York Attorney General Letitia James is monitoring co-living companies like Bungalow after renters say they are being scammed and harassed (Gothamist)

Flooding toilets are the new normal in Park Slope thanks to major rain storms (Patch)

It's not just Manhattan: Rents are still surging across all five of NYC's boroughs (City Limits) 

An affordable housing complex opens for seniors on the site of a former NYCHA parking lot in Mott Haven, the Bronx (press release)

Nearly 50,000 New Yorkers who relocated to Connecticut during the pandemic are staying put (Bloomberg)

What to do if your roommate is neglecting their dog (The New York Times Magazine) 


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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