3/14/2013

Despite New York City's overall prosperity during Mayor Michael Bloomberg's tenure, homelessness has increased, setting records in recent months. In January, the city's shelters housed more than 50,000 people on average for the first time in recorded history. "New York City's next mayor will confront a historic homelessness crisis," according to the Coalition for the Homeless' "State of the Homeless 2013" report.

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