Homelessness in the era of COVID-19

NEW YORK — New York City has seen the highest number of homeless people of any big city across the country, and those numbers have been steadily increasing since the start of the COVID-19 crisis in March.

In a recent interview, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said the NYPD is doing the best they can in the wake of recent budget cuts, which dissolved their homeless outreach division.

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