A shelter in the Bronx is shaking up the homeless shelter model by becoming its own landlord

Aug 1, 2018
The economics of housing the homeless is a tricky equation, especially in New York City, which has a right-to-shelter mandate, meaning the city has to provide a temporary bed to anyone who needs it. Because of demand, the city often houses people in apartments and hotels where accommodations can be spotty and social services nonexistent. […]
A homeless man sits on the sidewalk on a frigid day in Manhattan in December 2017.
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