City Council to Consider Expanding Stays at Shelters for Runaway and Homeless Teens, Young Adults

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City Council to Consider Expanding Stays at Shelters for Runaway and Homeless Teens, Young Adults

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Roughly 75 percent of the 60,000 New Yorkers sleeping in homeless shelters tonight are in families – mostly female-headed households fleeing eviction or domestic violence. These women face a tremendous array of obstacles to stability, including a lack of full-time employment, low educational attainment, ...

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