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The new accounting by the United Way of New York City shows it’s gotten harder to make it in the city, especially for communities of color.

The pandemic and inflation have worsened the fortunes of already vulnerable populations.

Poverty rates are even higher for the city’s Asian seniors, Asians who speak limited English, and Asians with a high school education or less, according to the report.

The pandemic eviction moratorium will end on Jan. 15 and is unlikely to be extended again.

The city estimates 11% of New Yorkers are “unbanked,” and many of them stand to pay high fees when they cash their stimulus checks.

"I think we're in a different framework of policy thinking, and a lot of credit can go towards young people, like Black Lives Matter and other movements," said Darrick Hamilton, an economist.

NYC's rate of poverty remains eight points above the national average.

A week after the blackouts in Venezuela, chaos and confusion are still rampant.

A new study found nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers live in high or extreme poverty areas.