A bold plan to prevent homelessnes Todd Heisler

The editorials lead.

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"It can’t be said enough that New York’s homelessness crisis is complicated. In a city where people are squeezed beyond their means by rising rents, just one of any number of additional stresses — a lost job, sickness, addiction, domestic violence — can propel a family into the shelter system or the street."

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People all over the world, especially in New York have famlies that don't have enough money to pay for their rent. Their jobs are not well paying, and this results with them living on the streets. There can be ways to help those people with those problems, and that is what they've done.

What- The proposal that was made is a plan to create a statewide rental subsidy to help families stay in their homes that put on public assistance. This plan is called home stability support. This is using state and federal funds to supplement a family's shelter allowance up to 85% of their fair market rent, would also help pay for heat.

Who- The person who is proposing this plan is an Assemblyman, Andrew Hevesi

When- This was happening very recent, around January 23, 2017. Starting from 2010 and onwards, more and more buildings are being built and renovated.

Where- due to the amount of Homeless people in New York, that is where the main focus area will be. New York needs this plan because people are searching for houses all over New York . There is about 80,000 families of risk of homelessness in New York.

Why- Using these subsides are their only plan to get this to work. They are trying to get them a stable home because they are worrying about rent, getting fired, and domestic violence. We want the number of people that living on the streets to lower and they will help them out a lot.

THe editorials conclusion

"About 80,000 families in New York are at risk of homelessness each year. A serious effort by the Legislature this year to protect them would be better than the inadequate existing rental assistance programs, and better for protecting stable neighborhoods in New York City and communities across the state."

Using this proposal would help get families of the street and into a permanent housing. Doing this would change their life's forever.

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