Homeless spending in NYC hits $1.6B; Brooklyn Brownstones selling at a premium

Posted On Mon, November 21, 2016 By

Posted On Mon, November 21, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • As shelter numbers continue to climb, Mayor de Blasio has spent a record $1.6 billion on homeless services since taking office three years ago, a 60 percent increase. [WSJ]
  • Six Thanksgiving recipes from Brooklyn chefs. [Brooklyn Based]
  • Historic Brooklyn brownstones are dominating luxury sales in the borough, especially in Brooklyn Heights. [NYDN]
  • Housing and legal services groups say Governor Cuomo’s revised 421-a program with wage subsidies would cost the city $2.4 billion a year in lost tax revenue. [DNAinfo]
  • Will Trump turn the White House into a “gilded fantasyland?” [The Guardian]
  • How Belleveue Hospital was a pioneering institution for all of American medicine. [NPR]

  • saneprofessor

    Ok, so did anyone do the math? NYC gives a homeless family of 4 over $100K a year in benefits. And people are actually believing this? Astonishing!

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