Newman has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders than other specialists in her area.
The decision exposed millions of renters to the threat of homelessness during a surge in Covid-19 cases.
In response to the growing backlash, local officials have put some of the blame on the federal government for not making it clearer that they could relax application requirements.
The groups have argued that it is especially urgent for New York to accelerate the release of funds because they could be clawed back by Washington after September.
Louisiana officials acknowledged concerns about the timeliness of aid distribution.