“…needless pain for thousands of homeless New Yorkers.”

Mary Brosnahan, President of the Coalition for the Homeless, issued the following statement:

“The latest numbers from the IBO confirm our worst fears. New York City ended 2012 with record and rising homelessness, even without counting victims of Hurricane Sandy — a sad reminder of the failed legacy of Mayor Bloomberg’s misguided policies.

“Unless the Mayor reverses course and works to move families out of shelters and into permanent, affordable housing, the homelessness crisis will only deepen in 2013, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars and causing needless pain for thousands of homeless New Yorkers.

for complete text click on link : http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org/blog/entry/record-homelessness-growing-shelter-expenses-still-no-action/

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