Jessica Gould covers politics and public finance for WNYC.
Jessica joined WNYC during election season 2013, pitching in with coverage of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election, Cory Booker’s U.S. Senate race and the New York City mayor’s race. Prior to WNYC, Jessica was a reporter for WAMU 88.5 in Washington, D.C., where she covered local news and produced features for the station and its weekly news magazine Metro Connection. While in Washington, Jessica also wrote a column on arts and nightlife for the Washington City Paper, and reported on community news for The Current. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @ByJessicaGould
Jessica Gould appears in the following:
Friday, August 18, 2017
Officials, industry members and others say it's OK to change the zoning in the Garment Center... after the city has guaranteed the industry can survive in midtown.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
You know your neighborhood is up for a remake when a developer wants to rename it. One is targeting a Bronx neighborhood for revitalizing, but locals worry it would displace those who live there now.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
In the 1970s, the phrase "the Bronx is burning" became a shorthand for urban decay. Now, money is flowing in, but not without controversy.
Monday, July 31, 2017
The mayor has a plan to help the industry by moving it to Brooklyn. But critics worry it will only make things worse.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
De Blasio says the city produced more affordable housing in three years than ever before. But critics say it's not reaching New Yorkers who need it most.
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Affordable housing advocates call it “predatory equity,” and they want landlords and their lenders held accountable.
Friday, June 30, 2017
WNYC's The Affordability Project is taking a close look at the rapidly changing neighborhood of Sunset Park. How affordable is it for residents and businesses now? And will that last?
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Landlords can raise rents on leases for rent-stabilized apartments starting in October.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
The year's Pride Parade doubled as a demonstration against the Trump Administration, with some participants saying it's time the march returned to its roots as a political protest.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WNYC has been taking a close look at affordability in New York — one neighborhood at a time. Now, we’re turning our attention to Sunset Park in Brooklyn.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
The Whitney Biennial closes this weekend, and with it an unusual collaboration between the museum and a New York City public school.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
The report also finds that 30 percent of the city's children are poor, and poverty has become more concentrated.
Friday, May 26, 2017
The city teachers union offers free gowns to more than 1,000 public school students.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
President Donald Trump’s budget would boost military spending and reduce taxes at the expense of a wide array of domestic programs that affect the region.
Monday, May 22, 2017
A special protection granted after the 2010 earthquake has been extended six months. Advocates had sought a much longer extension.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer supports reforms to the city's commercial rent tax and incentives to keep retail space occupied.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Shop owners claim a rise in crime after Garner’s death is hurting their businesses and the community.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
After years of fighting landlords for better conditions, some tenants are setting their sights on a new target: the banks that finance them.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The mayor kicked off his "City Hall in Your Borough" tour this week, working entirely out of Staten Island, the city's most Republican borough. What'd he gain from the experience?
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Dangerous construction, no water, no heat: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says these are just some of the ways landlords try to force tenants out of apartments.