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Safiyah Riddle

Safiyah Riddle is a freelance reporter raised in the Lower East Side. She is the Reuters Fellow at the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY.
Paying Rent

‘My Water Smells and Tastes Like Poop’: Tenants of NYCHA’s Riis Houses Reveal Ongoing Squalid Conditions

Riis residents have been living with discolored water, leaks, gas outages, mold, and vermin for months.

December 11, 2022