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Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to fix the problems in the City’s homeless shelters

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Photo by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today a substantially increased effort to ensure the City’s ability to identify and fix problems in the City’s homeless shelters. Shelter Repair Squad 2.0, or SRS2.0, began on New Year’s Day and expands the existing Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspections of DHS shelters and new repairs.   SRS2.0 follows other homeless restructuring steps: 1) ending use of cluster apartments for shelter over the next three years, 2) re-iterating requirement to keep shelters open during the day for residents, and 3) announcing HOME-STAT, the nation’s most comprehensive street homelessness [Read More]

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