Weekly News Roundup – April 1, 2022

Manhattan's COVID risk levels move from low to medium: Here's what health experts recommend - Gothamist

Bail reform changes shaping up as most contentious issue in budget talks - NY1

New York’s Bail Laws, Reconsidered: 5 Things to Know - NY Times

The city is expanding a program that diverts some mental health emergency calls from police to social workers and medics - Gothamist

State weighs enhancing partial student loan forgiveness programs - Newsday

International Tourists Flock Back to New York, With One Big Exception - NY Times

Salvation in the Sky: As congregations dwindle, air rights become more valuable to churches—and to developers building into the heavens - Crain's

Adams' homeless sweeps have hit hundreds of encampments — only 5 people have accepted shelter - Gothamist

The City is Pushing Homeless New Yorkers Off the Streets and Subways. Where Will They Go? - City Limits

In NYC, the Long Road From Shelter to Public Housing Gets Longer - City Limits

NYC’s Promised Public Bathrooms Still Doing the Waiting Dance - The City

Lawmakers to Hochul: Get that developer tax break out of our budget - City & State

Will Ending a Lucrative Tax Break Ease or Fuel the N.Y.C. Housing Crisis? - NY Times

MTA eyes next batch of subway signal upgrades in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan - AM NY

Entrepreneurship Is Alive in N.Y. Public Housing. Will the City Step Up? - NY Times

NYC's Permanent Outdoor Dining Hits Snag After Judge's Ruling - Patch

Eric Adams Spurned on Key Asks in State Budget Talks - The City

New York Weighs a Gas Tax Holiday, a Popular ‘Bad Idea’ - NY Times

Will New York Tackle its Largest Source of Emissions? - NY Focus

GOP judge throws out Democrats' redistricting plan in New York, setting up expected appellate fight - Politico

New Yorkers Plan to Cut Time Spent in the Office by Half, Survey Finds - Bloomberg

Some NYC Vendors Are Using Excluded Workers Fund Aid to Cover City Fines - City Limits

109 East 79th Street’s Brick And Stone Façade Progresses On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - NY Yimby

Massive half-block section of the Upper East Side faces demolition - NY Post

The Benson Completes Construction At 1045 Madison Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - NY Yimby

RAMSA’s 150 East 78th Street Nears Completion On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - NY Yimby

Exterior Work Wraps Up On The Leyton At 1059 Third Avenue On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - NY Yimby

Adams' homeless sweeps have hit hundreds of encampments — only 5 people have accepted shelter - Gothamist

Judge tosses NY's redistricted maps, but Democrats hopeful for a stay - Gothamist

R train service suspension to impact 17 stops starting Tuesday - NY1

Gov. Hochul, lawmakers to miss New York budget deadline - Gothamist

For NYC, the legacy of redlining is in the air we breathe - Gothamist

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