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Jessica Gould

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:

Four Signs the South Bronx Is Gentrifying

Monday, September 19, 2016

WNYC is exploring New York City's affordability crisis one neighborhood at a time, starting with Mott Haven in the South Bronx. 

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City Council Votes Down Rezoning for Inwood Project

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The controversial development tested a key piece of Mayor de Blasio's affordable housing plan. 

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Small Businesses Welcome Tools to Fight Landlord Harassment

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

When talking about expensive rents, the focus is usually on residents. But mom-and-pop shops are also feeling the squeeze, without as many tools to help them stay put. Until now. 

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De Blasio Administration Touts Affordable Housing Milestone

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Mayor de Blasio says it's been the best year for affordable housing in the city since Ed Koch back in 1989.

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City Launches Foreclosure Buyback Program

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A new pilot project seeks to prevent distressed properties from being sold to the highest bidders and let residents facing foreclosures stay in their homes.

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Board Freezes Rents on Stabilized Apartments Once Again

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The Guidelines Board voted not to allow rent increases on one-year leases, and allow 2 percent increases on two-year leases. 

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At the Frick, Film Students View Old Masters Through a New Lens

Monday, June 27, 2016

A collaboration between the Frick Collection and The Cinema School high school brings fresh meaning to the art, and cultivates a new audience for the museum. 

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Affordable Housing Plans Move Forward Despite Uncertainty

Monday, June 27, 2016

State lawmakers ended the legislation session without taking action on many affordable housing proposals. The de Blasio Administration says that's not getting in the way of its plans.

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Rent Guidelines Board Weighs Increases

Monday, June 20, 2016

After last year's rent freeze, tenants want a rollback. But landlords say they're having trouble maintaining properties without an increase. 

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On Being Gay and Latino After Orlando

Friday, June 17, 2016

José Rivera is a gay man of Puerto Rican descent — he says the tragedy has lit a fire 

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New York Mayor, Governor Join Vigil For Orlando Victims At Stonewall Inn

Monday, June 13, 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined mourners at iconic gay civil rights site in Manhattan on Monday night.

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Thousands Attend Stonewall Vigil for Orlando Victims

Monday, June 13, 2016

Mourners wiped away tears as they lay flowers at a makeshift memorial outside Stonewall's entrance, and inscribed victims names in chalk at the park across the street. 

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Mourners Gather At Stonewall Inn To Honor Orlando Shooting Victims

Monday, June 13, 2016

Stonewall Inn in New York City, known as the birth place of the U.S. gay rights movement, held a vigil Monday night for the victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla.

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New York's Stonewall Inn To Host Vigil In Honor Of Orlando Victims

Monday, June 13, 2016

Since news of the killings in Orlando, people have been gathering at Manhattan's Stonewall Inn. Stonewall is known as the birthplace of the nation's gay rights movement. On Monday night, it will host a formal vigil to remember those who died in Florida.

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Making It Home: Affordable Housing for Artists

Monday, June 13, 2016

New York City has subsidized apartments for artists, if you’re one of the lucky ones. 

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New York City Increases Security Following Massacre in Orlando

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Mayor de Blasio says there's no credible threat to the city at this point, but police will be out in force. 

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Parade-Goers In New York React To Orlando

Sunday, June 12, 2016

WNYC's Jessica Gould has reaction to the Orlando shooting from the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City.

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Documenting One Bronx Neighborhood on the Cusp of Change

Thursday, June 09, 2016

The city wants to rezone and revitalize the area around Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. Many workers worry they won't be around to see the improvements.

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Controversial Brooklyn Bridge Park Towers Get Approval

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

City Hall says the project will generate crucial funds for the park and add affordable housing. But some neighbors object to lost views and parkland. 

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Tenants, Lawmakers Focus on Predatory Landlords and Rent Loopholes

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Tenants want more enforcement, but officials say loopholes in the state's rent stabilization laws must change. 

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