THERE IS ENOUGH VACANT SPACE IN NYC TO HOUSE OVER 200,000. And yet 50,000 people still sleep in homeless shelters every night.
* Source: Picture the Homeless
MORE THAN ONE IN FOUR FAMILIES IN THE SHELTER SYSTEM INCLUDE AT LEAST ONE EMPLOYED ADULT. This means that people are working and still can’t afford to live in their home city.
*Source: New York Times
PICTURE 500 OF YOUR NEW YOUR CITY NEIGHBORS. ONLY THREE OF THEM ARE HOMELESS.
And we can't solve this?
* Source: Coalition for the Homeless