Slumlords Benefit from Mayor Bloomberg\'s Failed Homeless Policy


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According to an investigation conducted by New York Magazine, a major factor in Mayor Bloomberg’s failed homeless policy is the failure of providing long-term housing, which profited slumlords enormously from money-making shelter deals.

Andrew Rice’s New York Magazine article tracks down the history of the Podolsky family, wherein the failure of rendering housing to homeless families and individuals siphoned taxpayer dollars into the family's pockets for nearly three decades.



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