Fewer Services For The Homeless

The number of New York City residents without homes continues to grow. Daily estimates of the number of people in shelters hover around 37,000 – the population of a decent-sized town in New Jersey or Connecticut. Even if the economy is starting to show glimmers of recovery, city revenue from taxes is way down and the anticipated fiscal year 2011 budget shows city services in retreat. Full Story »

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by Jon Mitchell - Mar. 11, 2010

One of four related stories about the fallout from the ongoing City Council budget hearings (see links). This is a very thorough, in-depth look at homelessness in NYC and the Bloomberg administration's handling of it. Markey covers lots of sources, a range of related issues, and she lets the facts speak for themselves, rather than laying blame.

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