Migrant men reject transfer to Red Hook facility

The city’s migrant housing situation is in terminal decline—a Brooklyn Cruise Terminal decline, to be exact. Men sheltered at a Hell’s Kitchen hotel collectively opposed the Adams administration’s decision to move them to the new Red Hook facility.  Read more…

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New Yorkers witnessed more homelessness, encampments during Mayor Adams’ first year: 311 data

New Yorkers filed a record number of 311 requests related to unsheltered homelessness, including individuals in need of assistance or reports of encampments, during Mayor Eric Adams’ first year in office, which was marked with high-profile policies aimed at reducing homelessness. Read more…

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Why Black Families Are Leaving New York, and What It Means for the City

Athenia Rodney is a product of the upward mobility New York City once promised Black Americans. She grew up in mostly Black neighborhoods in Brooklyn, graduated from public schools and attended a liberal arts college on a full scholarship. She went on to start her own event-planning business in the city. Read more…

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