State of the sweeps: Has NYC’s encampment crackdown made a dent in the homelessness crisis?

Nearly half a year into the New York City’s effort to clear homeless encampments and connect the unhoused with wraparound services, the debate swirls on whether the initiative is helping or hindering New York City’s most vulnerable. In March 2022, Mayor Eric Adams attempted to position himself as a defender of the unhoused. He had … Read More