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City Loses First Round in Legal Dispute Over Stricter Shelter Rules

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A court ruled Tuesday that they city cannot move forward with its requirement for homeless single adults to prove they have no other place to go before being found eligible for shelter.

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Fight Over City's Homeless Policy Moves to Court

Friday, January 20, 2012

In Manhattan Supreme Court Friday, attorneys for Legal Aid and the City Council argued against a policy that would allow city shelters to impose stricter eligibility rules.

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City Council to Sue Over New Homeless Policy

Monday, November 28, 2011

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The City Council authorized a lawsuit on Tuesday in an attempt to block the Bloomberg administration's new homeless policy.

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Audit Finds Poor Management of Homeless Housing Program

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

An audit by the city comptroller criticizes the city for letting landlords get away with breaking the rules of a housing program for homeless families.

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