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Subject More People Snagged Units in NYC Housing Lotteries Last Year
Date September 27, 2022 12:59 AM
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More People Snagged Units in NYC Housing Lotteries Last Year, But Wait Times Grew ([link removed])

The city’s affordable housing lotteries are notoriously competitive, but new data shows some progress: in the most recent fiscal year that ended in June, 6,173 applicants were approved for a unit through the lottery system, up nearly 24 percent from the fiscal year prior. But the approval process took longer for applicants than the year before, and the odds remain tough.


NYCHA Pledges $200 to Riis Households In Wake of Botched Arsenic Alert ([link removed])
Riis residents who have spoken with City Limits since the Sept. 2 incident, in which they were incorrectly told their taps may be contaminated, have described spending hundreds of dollars on prepared food and using food stamps to purchase packaged water.

Fewer NYC Families Left Shelters for Permanent Homes Last Year. New Report Shows How to Ease More Moves ([link removed])
More than 5,200 New York City families moved from homeless shelters to permanent housing during the 2022 fiscal year, down significantly from the year prior. A new report says the city could accelerate move-outs with a few policy tweaks that streamline access to rental assistance.

Sewer Backups Nearly Doubled in NYC Last Year Due to Climate Change ([link removed])
Throughout the five boroughs and across the rental market, apartment prices continue to surge, according to an analysis of nearly 390,000 listings over the past three years that online marketplace StreetEasy shared with City Limits.

The NYPD Now Decides What Homeless Encampments Get Swept ([link removed])
The new, formalized procedure essentially codifies what has become a de facto sweeps policy under Mayor Eric Adams, and replaces a 2020 directive that removed the NYPD from most street homeless outreach and clean-ups in the wake of an uprising for police accountability and reform spurred by the murder of George Floyd.
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No es solo Manhattan: alquileres siguen subiendo en toda la ciudad de Nueva York ([link removed])
En los cinco condados y en general en el mercado de alquiler, los precios de los apartamentos siguen aumentando, según un análisis de casi 390.000 anuncios de los últimos tres años que el portal online StreetEasy ha compartido con City Limits.

PODCAST: ¿Qué han arrojado dos encuestas a votantes latinos sobre las elecciones de medio término? ([link removed])
La Asociación Nacional de Funcionarios Latinos Elegidos y Nombrados, (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials o NALEO Educational Fund, por sus siglas en inglés) proyectó que 11.61 millones de latinos votarán en las elecciones de 2022.
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Opinion: America’s Public Housing, As Told By Those Who Live There ([link removed])
"The story of public housing has been engulfed by stereotypes and misconceptions. Facts have been distorted. Nuance has been lost. Residents’ real-life accounts have been reduced to tropes of exceptionalism or tragedy—or forgotten altogether."
—Lisa Lee, executive director of the National Public Housing Museum

Opinion: New York Needs a Bold Climate Action Plan ([link removed])
"The Climate Action Council Scoping Plan for New York must not allow for new or repowered gas power plants that pollute our air and endanger community health. Additionally, the final plan must set a 2024 deadline for all electric new building construction and a similar 2027 deadline for bigger buildings."
—Ramón Cruz, president of the Sierra Club.
Job Board: This Week's Offerings
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Marketing Supervising Manager | Madre ([link removed])
When one thinks about how to achieve a just world and uphold human rights, we want them to think of MADRE and our grassroots partners' work. This role helps us achieve this aim through raising our external visibility by telling the MADRE story and making sure it is heard by the right audiences.

Foreclosure Prevention Counselor | Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation ([link removed])

(CHLDC) is a multi-faceted community development organization, serving a struggling ethnically diverse community in northeast Brooklyn. This is a full time, 35 hours per week, non-exempt position. The Counselor will work with owners of one to four family homes in East New York and neighboring communities to address mortgage default and/or foreclosure intervention issues.

Vice President, Commercial Real Estate PR | BerlinRosen ([link removed])
The Vice President will lead daily client relations, plan and execute day-to-day project deliverables, support and lead junior staff, and conceptualize strategies, pitches and media placements. This is a great opportunity for someone who is well-plugged in the world of media, has a passion for cities and the built environment, and wants to take the lead on client initiatives and work.

Senior Account Executive, Public Affairs and Advocacy | BerlinRosen ([link removed])
This is a great opportunity for someone who is well-plugged into the world of New York City and NY State political media and government, passionate about working on budget and legislative campaigns at the City and State level, familiar with public policy issues that relate to criminal legal system reform, environmental and racial justice, economic opportunity and union rights, poverty and food insecurity, or land use and affordable housing.
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The Mark Edmiston Fellowship
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This fellowship honors Mr. Edmiston’s leadership and decade tenure as the City Limits Board of Trustees chair. This fellowship supports coverage on housing and homelessness as our primary editorial pillar, leveraging our legacy and expanding this coverage at a pivotal time for New York City. The City Limits Homeless Shelter Tracker ([link removed]) , developed with talents and funds supported by this fellowship, was featured in The New Yorker, and has garnered other policymaker and press recognition.
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This fellowship honors the extraordinary 14 year tenure with City Limits as the newsroom leader. City Limits utilized the fellowship funds to further invest in climate and health journalism and was recognized as a finalist at this year’s Clarion Awards from the Association for Women in Communications. This work also received a merit prize for feature reporting by the Silurian Press Club. Further increased visibility as the lead media sponsor for the 2022 Waterfront Conference.
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