Handshake Hotels

Number 20702
Subject Homelessness
Source WNYC
State NY
Year 2003
Publication Date June 25 - 27, 2003
Summary In the course of their seven month investigation, reporters Andrea Bernstein and Amy Eddings broke the story of how the city spends more than $180 million a year housing the homeless in emergency hotel rooms and temporary apartments -- without formal contracts. For 20 years, New York City has failed its homeless, its communities, and its taxpayers by providing emergency housing through these handshake deals.
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Pages 34
Keywords radio;broadcast;tape;CD;transcript included
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