When real estate agent Alexander Zakharin downloaded TikTok in February, he wasn’t sure what to expect. Zakharin, a broker at GZB Realty in Manhattan, knew that the short-form video app had a rapidly growing audience. He was willing to give anything a try to grow his business and figured, at the very least, it could […]More
Dan Latu is a current student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and graduate of Boston College. Previously, Dan worked as legislative assistant in the House of Representatives covering housing, financial services, LGBTQ+ rights and other domestic policy issues.
New York City has so far avoided a crush of coronavirus-related evictions, filing data shows. However, housing court statistics also indicate that the pandemic has affected eviction cases in other ways and that a crisis may still be on the horizon. In March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo paused housing court and issued a sweeping statewide eviction […]More