Thursday, October 3, 2013

New York: Two Cities? Care for the Homeless in the NYT

Letter to the Editor by Jeff Foreman, Director of Policy

New York: Two Cities?

An argument rages about whether New York is "two cities," with half just getting by as income inequality explodes with the arrival of multimillionaires. Who seriously questions our growing poverty or that many struggle just to get by? 

We can combat inequality through investment in affordable housing, including for very low income families, supportive housing for those who need it, and other progressive policies. 
 
Read the entire Letter to the Editor published October 2, 2013 in the New York Times and the news article that prompted Care for the Homeless' response. [Read more]

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