Nikita Stewart

Journalist (New York)
Reporter at the New York Times.

Links: @kitastew | (Current as of: January 11, 2016)


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Under Settlement, City Shelters Will Do More for the Disabled

Nikita Stewart
New York Times (NYT)
May 18, 2017
The center and the Legal Aid Society filed the lawsuit two years ago after several years of trying to help disabled people get the services and accommodations on a case-by-case basis.

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Poor Families to Get More Help With Rent From New York State

Nikita Stewart
New York Times (NYT)
February 27, 2017
In a settlement that could help thousands of families avoid eviction, New York State will substantially increase the monthly rent subsidies it provides to low-income families with children in New York City, a move that could help reduce the number of people in homeless shelters.

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Long Nights With Little Sleep for Homeless Families Seeking Shelter

Nikita Stewart
New York Times (NYT)
August 28, 2016
On Wednesday, New York City hit a record 59,373 people in shelters overseen by the Department of Homeless Services.

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New York to Pay Thousands to 10 Tenants Purged From Rent Freeze Program

Nikita Stewart
New York Times (NYT)
March 7, 2016
New York City has agreed to pay $130,000 in legal fees and damages to 10 older or disabled residents who said they were unfairly removed from the Rent Freeze Program after their spouses or parents died.

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New York to Add 300 Shelter Beds for Homeless Young People

Nikita Stewart
New York Times (NYT)
January 8, 2016
Mayor Bill de Blasio, in his latest attempt to address New York City’s homelessness crisis, unveiled a plan on Friday to add 300 shelter beds for older teenagers.



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