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Me.

(35,454 posts)
Fri May 5, 2023, 09:39 PM May 2023

THe Adama Administration Is Considering Housing Immigrants In Tiny Houses & Tents In Central Park

Heard this on the local news today

“Tents, tiny homes in Central Park could house asylum seekers, internal document suggests, according to City Hall sources

By Doug Williams, Marcia Kramer

NEW YORK -- Tents and small houses in Central Park may be used to temporarily shelter asylum seekers in New York City, CBS2 has learned.

City Hall sources said the plan, outlined in an internal document, could be implemented if border towns continue sending asylum seekers and hotel space runs out.

As it is, the city's latest temporary housing solution is unpopular with some in the NYPD. That's because the police academy in Manhattan is now sheltering migrants, raising security concerns.

Video from Thursday night shows asylum seekers getting off buses on the East Side and entering the latest temporary migrant shelter, the former police academy, where the city says they're expected to house hundreds for a short period.“

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THe Adama Administration Is Considering Housing Immigrants In Tiny Houses & Tents In Central Park (Original Post) Me. May 2023 OP
What the hell? What is up with this guy? Scrivener7 May 2023 #1
Not At All A Fan Of Either Of Them Me. May 2023 #2
bad in chgo too. mopinko May 2023 #3
Nope nope nope Drum May 2023 #4
I don't see that happening ornotna May 2023 #5

Scrivener7

(51,437 posts)
1. What the hell? What is up with this guy?
Fri May 5, 2023, 09:41 PM
May 2023

And what is up with the wacky housing ideas, first from Hochul and now from Adams?

Me.

(35,454 posts)
2. Not At All A Fan Of Either Of Them
Fri May 5, 2023, 10:03 PM
May 2023

Last edited Fri May 5, 2023, 11:17 PM - Edit history (1)

but I'm sure they are up against it with this. 900 people are arriving every morning and add that to our already homeless and it becomes more than a giant of a problem. I keep hearing they are going to use the empty office buildings and turn them into apartments but so far nada. The feds need to help. Take the Fed money from Abbott for starters.

And where is Schumer? We're getting very little money from the Feds for this...they all need to do better.

And wasting more money on housing ideas that don't work is not the answer.

mopinko

(70,989 posts)
3. bad in chgo too.
Fri May 5, 2023, 10:58 PM
May 2023

right now ppl sleeping on police station floors.
they’re trying to open up a closed school bldg. but of course the nativists are howling.

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