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A homeless person on the street in New York
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Following the death of a person at a homeless shelter in New York City on Tuesday, activists are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to protect both homeless people and renters during the coronavirus crisis.
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Homeless in subway
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Steve Burns
March 19, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Advocates for the city’s homeless on Thursday increased calls for New York City to do more to protect people in shelters and on the street from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rich Lamb
January 21, 2020 - 3:36 pm
The city is testing a new program to help homeless individuals out of the subway system and away from the courts.
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January 12, 2020 - 5:00 am
A local barber is helping the homeless, one haircut at a time, and a popular Philadelphia wedding photo spot is where he set up shop. "Monday through Saturday, I get out here around 11 and I'm here until the last person gets their hair cut," said Brennon Jones, on the median at Broad and Walnut...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other community leaders to announce a new plan to combat homelessness in the city.
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Homeless subway
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Steve Burns
December 13, 2019 - 2:00 pm
City leaders have reached a deal that would provide more housing for the homeless every year.
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NY/NJ mayors
Marla Diamond
December 10, 2019 - 7:26 am
New York City agreed Monday to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark following complaints of deplorable living conditions.
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Rich Lamb
December 06, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Elizabeth is joining Newark in suing New York City over its controversial homeless relocation plan, the Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) program, which ships homeless people to New Jersey cities.
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New York Mayor Bill De Blaso, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka
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Rich Lamb
December 04, 2019 - 7:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced that he will meet with Mayor de Blasio over the controversial program that relocates homeless families in 62 New Jersey localities. The city of Newark is suing after nearly 1,200 families have gone to Newark alone. RELATED: Newark Sues...
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Homeless in subway
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
The city of Newark is suing New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio over a program that relocates homeless individuals and families in New Jersey.
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