Court of Appeals Blocks Bloomberg Policy

Ruling on the Bloomberg administration’s appeal of previous court decisions blocking it from implementing its proposed 2011 shelter eligibility rules for homeless adults, New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, upholds the previous court’s rulings that the administration had violated the City Charter.

Shelter Census Tops 50,000

The homeless population reaches 50,000 for the first time ever. More than 10,000 NYC schoolkids sign a petition asking Mayor Bloomberg to help the more than 20,000 homeless kids to get out of shelters and into real homes.