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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.

He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Airbnb, New York State Spar Over Legality Of Rentals

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The state's attorney general says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in New York City are illegal. The company says local laws should be changed to accommodate the sharing economy.

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Future Storms Could Lead to Financial Disaster

Sunday, October 12, 2014

In 2050, a storm comparable to Sandy could cause $90 billion of damage. That's 4.5 times the damage the storm inflicted in 2012—equal to the entire economy of Ecuador.

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San Fran Is Legalizing Airbnb. Should NYC?

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The controversial short-term rental website Airbnb will soon be legal in its own hometown, San Francisco.

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New iPhone a Draw for Chinese New Yorkers

Friday, September 19, 2014

A waiting game to get one's hands on Apple's latest gadgets.

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What's the Worst Weather that Could Happen? A Repeat of the Storm of 1821.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New research on a 19th-century storm suggests Sandy was bad but not exceptional.

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Mother Sues Over Son’s Death on Rikers Island

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Beverly Ann Griffin said her son Bradley Ballard died because he was held in solitary confinement for seven days and denied food and medication.

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Websites Protest Possible Internet Pay-for-(Fast) Play Rules

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

New York City startups are encouraging users to be net activists.

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New York Should Bet on Gambling, Casino Bidders Say

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Tough questions at a beauty contest for casino license applicants.

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Public Housing Getting Worse, Report Says

Monday, September 08, 2014

The rate of water leaks, heat outages and vermin has risen fast in NYC housing projects.

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Court Nixes Abuse Suit At Yeshiva University High School

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Men who claim they were abused as teenagers are barred from suing for damages.

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How the Wars Over Gays and St. Pat's Defined New York

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Gays marched in the 1991 parade, but they weren't invited back. Here's why.

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Latest Opening in Atlantic City: Unemployment Center

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.

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Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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Mayor “Concerned” Over Comcast Bid for Cable Subscribers

Monday, August 25, 2014

New Yorkers could be the losers in a mega-merger of two communications giants, according to Mayor de Blasio.

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Is $1 Million a Year Justice for the Wrongfully Imprisoned?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Despite the $40 million settlement with the five men wrongfully convicted in the rape of a jogger in Central Park in 1989, there's no formula for how we compensate people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.

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Uber to Cap Prices During "Abnormal Disruptions to the Market"

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Uber, the service that lets you order a taxi or car service through your phone, is agreeing to limit price spikes during emergencies and natural disasters.

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Land Bank In Newburgh, N.Y., Tasked With Fixing Up Decay

Monday, July 07, 2014

Land banks are public entities created to revive vacant or tax-foreclosed properties. The small city of Newburgh on the Hudson River has been trying to revitalize itself using a land bank.

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An Uncertain Future For The U.S. Terrorism Insurance Program

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.

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The Changing Faces Around the Water Cooler

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer shows the office workforce in Manhattan is now less white, less black, and less female, than it was in 1990.

Stringer’s analysis, comparing 1990 and 2012, shows that women workers comprise a slightly smaller percent of the total workforce (48.2 percent ...

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Overhaul Outdated NY Telecom Rules, Groups Demand

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Advocates and elected officials say Albany can improve New Yorkers' phone and internet service.

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