Suhail Bhat

Suhail is THE CITY’s data reporter, responsible for bringing numbers to life. Previously, he was a data and graphics reporter at Louisville Public Media, where he covered the Ohio Valley and received the “Best Use of Data” award for his COVID-19 coverage from the Society of Professional Journalists, Louisville. Suhail is an engineer turned journalist, a graduate of Columbia Journalism School, and a former Reuters News correspondent.

Most of the battery-related fires take place in working-class residential neighborhoods in Queens, Brooklyn and The Bronx.
Just 47% of workers are in business districts on any given weekday — dashing any hopes for a fall return to the workplace.
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In a sign of an improving employment climate, the pool of workers looking for employment is growing — even as investment banking giant Goldman Sachs makes layoffs.
Local unemployment remains over 6%, with fewer jobs than existed in February 2020.
Before the widely used construction incentive expired this spring, one-third as many building permits were issued than when the last expiration loomed.
And Queens passed Staten Island in 2020 as the borough with the lowest poverty rate, a new analysis by THE CITY shows.
Mayor Eric Adams says every community must do its part to house the homeless. Yet his own Department of Homeless Services is canceling planned shelters in the face of community pushback.