Archive for June 6, 2009

New York City is known as the Big Apple. Lately however, with regards to its approach to handling its local homeless population, city officials seem to keep opening one can of worms right after another.

Their latest efforts are just as foolish as when Mayor Bloomberg began charging working homeless families "rent" to continue staying at local shelters (See my posts: NYC Homeless Families Must "Pay To Stay" and NYC Stops Charging Homeless Families Rent…Temporarily).

This time, however, instead of charging the homeless rent, the city is paying their rent – in luxury condos.   (more…)