Homeless New Yorker Stat Of The Day: 5/8/16

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“In the past 20 years, wages for [New York City’s] renters have increased by less than 15 percent, adjusted for inflation. In the same period, the average monthly rent for an apartment in the City increased by almost 40 percent.” -From, Social Indicators Report, April 2016.

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The Effect Of The Elimination Of The Advantage Housing Program In New York

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“From [fiscal year] 2009 to [fiscal year] 2015, after the elimination of the Advantage rental assistance program in the 2011 State budget, the census of individuals and families residing within the DHS shelter portfolio increased by 65%.”

[Source: The Social Indicators Report. April 2016.]

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Homeless New Yorker Stat Of The Day: 5/2/16

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The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is comprised of 2,500 buildings and approximately 180,000 units.The average annual NYCHA household income in 2015 was $23,311 and the average monthly rent was $464.

[Source: The Social Indicators Report. April 2016.]

More affordable housing, now!!!

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