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Subject Buy-Ins for Buyouts: NY Considers New Funding for Voluntary Relocation
Date October 24, 2022 9:00 PM
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10 Years After Sandy, New York Considers New Funding for Voluntary Relocation

New potential funding mechanisms—including a measure that New Yorkers will see on the ballot this November—may provide an opportunity for homeowners in areas of high flood risk to sell their at-risk properties to the state or city. The properties are then rebuilt to be more resilient, or removed so the land can be used for coastal protection measures. Read the story. ([link removed])
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Tell Us Your Hurricane Sandy Story
A decade ago this Oct. 29, Hurricane Sandy struck New York City, slamming the boroughs with two days of wind, rain and floods. Where were you when the storm hit, and how did it impact you and your community? Share your story here. ([link removed])

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NYCHA Proposes Voting Rules for Tenants to Opt Into ‘Preservation Trust’
The Housing Authority will host a series of public meetings starting Monday to solicit feedback on how it plans to carry out the voting process, in which NYCHA tenants will choose whether they want their development to take part in the Preservation Trust, which officials say will help raise desperately needed repair funds. Read the story. ([link removed])

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First Look at NYC’s 1,000-Cot Barracks for Asylum Seekers
Length of stay at the cavernous barracks on Randall’s Island will depend on the availability of other housing options, and the efforts of New York City officials who have pledged to streamline exits from the emergency shelter facility. Read the story. ([link removed])

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PODCAST: ¿Qué se sabe sobre los menores no acompañados que entraron al sistema de refugios del gobierno?
Casi 130.000 niños inmigrantes entraron en el sistema de refugios del gobierno de los Estados Unidos en el año fiscal 2022. Al 13 de octubre, el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos (HHS por sus siglas en inglés) alojaba a menos de 10.000 menores no acompañados, según cifras de CBS News. Leer la historia ([link removed])

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Lo que necesita saber sobre: qué organizaciones ofrecen formación básica en OSHA de forma gratuita en Nueva York
City Limits ha preparado esta guía para explicar cómo es el proceso de aplicación en las organizaciones que ofrecen formación en seguridad industrial de la Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA por sus siglas en inglés) de forma gratuita. Leer la historia ([link removed])

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Education Policy Analyst | Manhattan Borough President's Office ([link removed])
The Office of Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine seeks a Policy Analyst to assist in developing and implementing the public policy solutions that will support the needs of new Yorkers and advance the goals and values of the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, specifically in Education. The Policy Analyst reports to the Borough President’s Director of Policy/Advisor to the BP and will join a team of colleagues within the Policy Unit.
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Opinion: Don’t Overlook Disabled New Yorkers in Congestion Pricing Plan ([link removed])
“In its current form, the state’s congestion pricing plan falls short of meaningfully addressing impacts on New York’s disabled community—a community the MTA has neglected for decades.” Read more. ([link removed])

-Rebecca Lamorte, New York City-based disability rights advocate and former candidate for the New York City Council in 2021.
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