all stories tagged "Poverty"
A New York Post article resulted in City Council putting a hold on Picture the Homeless' funding. Did a member of the group teach people how to squat vacant buildings?VIDEO
In Manhattan, one in two households are occupied by singletons. Have Carrie and her "Sex and the City" girl gang taken over? Or is some other social meme at work...
A South Bronx high school teacher explains how building an "edible wall" of produce transformed his students from "super-sized and under-credited" to healthy graduates.VIDEO
A majority of New York City Democrats would vote against a mayoral candidate who opposed paid sick leave and a living wage, according to a new survey to be released today. City Hall News reports.
In the past year, the housing authority has let contracts worth $10 million to a consultant to oversee a major restructuring. The content of that advice is under wraps.City Limits reports.
New figures confirm that poverty is increasing in New York City. What's the city's response? Budget cuts.
For many New York City residents going to the polls in state Senate races, one vote of theirs is not equal to one from Buffalo or Niagara Falls. The New York World reports.