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Priority NYCHA Referrals for Homeless Families Will Save Millions


By News - Posted on 22 June 2012

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In response to a request by New York Coalition for the Homeless, New York City Independent Budget Office studied the budgetary imapact restoring priority referral to public housing for homeless families. IBO reports back that prority referral for homeless families would reduce shelter costs by $29.4-million per year, with the savings to the city's portion of the costs being reduced by $11-million per year.

Read the Independent Budget Offices report.

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