The Top Challenges of NYC’s Mayor-Elect Eric Adams

As New York City’s 110th Mayor prepares to take office, Eric Adams will have many challenges to face. as the city works to recover from COVID, some of the notable priorities are “stubbornly high unemployment in multiple sectors, housing insecurity, historic amounts of empty office space, a high prevalence of subway crimes, a struggling hospitality sector, and conflicts with first responders over vaccine mandates.” In the coming weeks, the incoming Mayor’s appointments will “tell a lot about his administration’s priorities in the coming years,” but as it has been pointed out, “it’s more than just recovering from COVID — it’s figuring out how to adapt New York City to the new economy created by COVID.”