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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Officials Try AGAIN to Evict Sandy Evacuees Residing in Hotels

The Bloomberg administration is trying yet again to evict hundreds of vulnerable Hurricane Sandy survivors from hotels, despite the City’s repeated failure to provide genuine help with housing.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
House Approves Harsh Cuts in Food Stamps

Last Thursday the House voted in favor of H.R. 3102, the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013, a bill that will decrease the budget for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly referred to as food stamps, by almost $40 million over the next ten years.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Lhota’s Dangerous Proposal to Close the Shelter Door on Homeless People

Republican NYC mayoral candidate Joe Lhota proposed a dangerous plan to change the New York State Constitution in order to deny shelter to many homeless people.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
TODAY’S READ:  More Inequality and Poverty in NYC

New Census Bureau data shows that, in 2012, the number of New Yorkers living in poverty rose. And the gap between rich and poor New Yorkers has continued to widen.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Times:  Working New Yorkers Without Homes

The front page of today’s New York Times has a powerful article about the rising number of working New Yorkers who are homeless – the result of NYC’s worsening affordability crisis and failed Bloomberg policies.

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