Protesters March to Mayor’s Doorstep to Oppose Plan to Move Homeless Out of NYC Hotels

Homeless advocates marched up to the Mayor Bill de Blasio’s home on Sunday to protest the city’s decision to remove some 300 people living in hotels configured for temporary housing.

As a way to contain the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless population in the city, de Blasio used hotels — which were not holding almost any guests during the shutdown — as a safe place to live for the homeless, many of whom suffer from mental illness, addiction and more.

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