A Family Affair: Parents, Children and NYC's Homelessness Crisis
VIDEO: Homeless Families Are Waiting Longer in NYC Shelters. Here Are Their Stories
Clara-Sophia Daly and Bahar Ostadan |
Dirty bath water and a slew of apartment rejections test the faith of three single moms trying to get out of the city’s homeless shelter system. After 14 months, Johanna Garcia finally found an apartment for her and her children—but the journey wasn’t easy, and the average length of stay in shelter for families like hers is only getting longer, new data shows.