Mayor de Blasio Authorizes Emergency Measure to Aid Homeless People

With few beds available in New York City’s homeless shelters, Mayor Bill de Blasio has authorized another emergency measure to provide rental assistance to people facing homelessness.

The $10 million initiative is expected to provide aid to as many as 1,000 adults and is modeled on an emergency measure in May to assist families with children, who have been the focus of the administration’s recent efforts to reduce homelessness.

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