2020-03-30 15:18:21

Housing Not Shelters: Amid Pandemic, Homeless New Yorkers Demand Refuge in Vacant Apartments, Hotels

More than 100 million people across the United States have been ordered to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but what about people who are homeless?

Tens of thousands of homeless people in New York City shelters and on the streets have been left with no way to safely shelter in place.

Democracy Now! hears from people who are homeless, and speak with Kiana Davis, advocate and policy analyst with the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center.

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