Author: pamoca

Bio: Paula is a multimedia journalist from Brazil and currently a graduate student at the City University of New York. She has contributed to major American news outlets such as The New York Times, NPR and The Washington Post.


“There Is No Space For Us” –  NYC Housing Shortage Leaves Hurricane Evacuees In Limbo

Posted on: 05 Jun 2018

The terrifying message came via a robo-call: April 20 is your last day at the hotel. “Pack your things. Your stay is not the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) responsibility anymore,” Andrea Tejeda, 26, recalls hearing on her cellphone. Hours later she received a text message from NYC’s Department of Homeless Services saying that it […]