Back to the Bad Old Days

The Bloomberg administration has plans to crowd hundreds of homeless men on an armory drill floor in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, a dangerous step backwards to the bad old days of unsafe, overcrowded shelters. Yesterday the New York Times ..Read More

The Economics of Homelessness

The specific circumstances under which a family may become homeless are unique to the nearly 40,000 individuals that experience it every day in New York City. But there are common themes to the overarching problem, such as low wages, high rents, and joblessnes ..Read More