Number Of Homeless New Yorkers Hits Record-High.. Again

February 3, 2015 3:04 PM

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Number Of Homeless New Yorkers Hits Record-High.. Again

According to city records, the number of residents living without stable shelter reached an all-time high of 59,068 in mid-December, the New York Daily News reported. The figure marks an uptick from more than 56,000, which was reported by WNYC last October, and a 10 percent increase since Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Inauguration Day about one year ago.

For homeless single mother Dana Hollis, the crisis means dangerous housing for families like hers. She and her 12 children were placed into a building in the Bronx that has 63 open serious-code violations, according to the Daily News. Under pressure to provide housing for desperate New Yorkers in ne...

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