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Mott Haven Up For Grabs in Mayor's Race
What Brownsville Wants In A Mayor
Campaigns Skip Mott Haven, Drug Centers and Shelters Don't
Top Issue in Brownsville: Fear of the Teens, Fear for the Teens
Violence Dominates Campaign Talk in Mott Haven
Mott Haven Looks to Activists, Not Pols, For Progress
Brownsville: As '13 Race Looms, Split Opinion on Bloomberg
When Delays Dominate, Kids Lose
Budget Cut Avoided, But Children's Services Still Show Strain
The Poor Have Numbers. Do They Count?
One Woman's Plan to Beat Poverty
Obama Anti-Poverty Programs Begin to Take Shape
Fact Checking The State Of The City
Five Boroughs. One City. No Plan.
AIDS Patients Battle City Bureaucracy
No Sign Of Mayor's Promised Antipoverty 'Zones'
Recession Drove 6 Million Into Poverty
A Poster Child For Poverty In Harlem Speaks Back
Tough Love In The Big City
Making Their Way
The complex and amorphous nature of poverty in New York City has lent itself to a wide array of uniquely designed programs and organizations focused on alleviating the conditions that classify a person as poor. City Limits has never failed to shy away from examining the holes in the city’s safety net, and our coverage often highlights the effect of government practices and other trends on many different subsets of the city’s poor.
In an interview, City Limits and City & State discuss their 2013 campaign coverage partnership with one another and Channel 13's MetroFocus.
The biggest issue in the race for City Hall in 2013 might not be housing or crime or schools--but simply whether the candidates give voters a reason to care.
Census data says the city's poverty rate rose again last year. From the city's welfare offices to its homeless shelters, the rising need is reflected in more New Yorkers getting help.
The Census Bureau reports that the poverty rate has held steady and the number of Americans without health insurance dropped. But median income also fell and income inequality rose.
Watch a video interview with Neil deMause, author of our July issue looking at the complex stories behind alarming statistics on poverty in New York City and the United States.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is off Rikers Island. Most of the inmates he left behind haven't been convicted of anything. They're awaiting trial. And most are waiting behind bars because they can't afford to be free.
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After reining in spending during the recession, low-income New Yorkers are again piling on debt—reflecting, in part, a lack of financial savvy that afflicts most consumers, but hurts the poor more.
The city's teenaged dads can make a huge difference in the lives of their kids. Yet they are forced to navigate Family Court with little guidance, and must deal with agencies and jurists who know next to nothing about them.
A new report finds black families are seven times more likely than whites to end up in the shelter system. For a minority group that's faced official and informal housing discrimination, poverty is only part of the explanation.
Race, Opportunity and Sequestration: This report examines ten marquee programs for Americans struggling to make it into the middle-class.
The Institute for Children, Poverty, & Homelessness provide an in-depth look at New York City's largest borough's poverty rates.
An Investigation of Private Consultants in the Bloomberg Administration
An exhibition of photographs by Jacob Riis and contemporaries, including some images not seen in public for nearly 100 years.