Whitford, who joined City Limits as Senior Housing Reporter in February, will continue to report for the news site’s core housing beat and will serve as editor for its series on NYCHA, launched earlier this year to provide in-depth coverage of the nation’s largest public housing system.
Focusing on investment partnerships and empowering teens through public service journalism.
City Limits announced on March 17 three additions to its Board and Advisory Board Members: Neill Coleman, Rashad Nelms and Lisette Nieves.
The nonprofit newsroom expands staff to support its in-depth reporting on New York City housing issues, and launches a new beat focused exclusively on NYCHA.
City Limits News announced Friday the launch of a new reporting beat focused exclusively on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the country’s largest public housing community.
City Limits celebrates it’s 46th anniversary this year, and marked the milestone at our annual fundraiser gala last month, where honoring several prominent New Yorkers. If you missed the festivities, you can still support the cause this Giving Tuesday.
The move reflects the organization’s expansion of housing and homelessness coverage at this pivotal moment for New York, as the city emerges from the pandemic amidst a housing affordability crisis and a rising shelter population.
Reporter David Brand’s story on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on homeless New Yorkers with health needs earned the Merit Award for Feature News Reporting from the Silurian Press Club, part of the storied organization’s annual Excellence in Journalism Awards.
In the summer of 1989, City Limits asked the candidates running for mayor of New York—including Ed Koch and David Dinkins—to explain their plans and policies on homelessness, housing and development. Read what they had to say at the time (except for Rudy Giuliani, who didn’t respond).