ISSUE 44: Shelter Me

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75,000. 

That’s how many people rely on homeless services in NYC. This number has been inching upward for decades, the result of a growing affordability crisis and long-time failure of national, state, and local government to build or save housing for those on the brink of losing their homes. This week, as many prepare to spend time with family in a place they call home, we’re focusing on the New Yorkers who don’t have one, the challenges they face, and how we can help.