New York can solve homelessness: But we won’t get there by simply transforming the right to shelter into a right to housing

As cities throughout the United States are grappling with how to address the growing problem of mass homelessness, many municipalities have been turning a curious eye to New York, where, despite our many challenges, the crisis looks dramatically different than it does in places like Los Angeles, with its vast encampments. The main difference here is that, for the past 40 years, New York City has had a right to shelter…

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