NYC plans to move more homeless to appease complaining residents of well-off neighborhoods, City Council member says

Families with children are being moved from a Brooklyn homeless shelter one week before school starts to appease well-to-do New Yorkers who don’t want homeless people among them, said a City Council member who deals with social welfare issues.

In the city’s latest round of homeless musical chairs, women now housed in the LIC Plaza Hotel in Long Island City will be moved to the Flatlands Family Residence in Brooklyn, said City Councilman Stephen Levin.

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