“Deeply affordable housing with supportive services for this population has a proven track record of success and hits all the Adams administration’s goals of efficiency, smart government, addressing problems at their root, and getting things done.”
‘An impartial and fair assessment of this process can lead to only one conclusion: Closing Rikers will lead to a more just New York.’
Rikers or a shelter? Neither is a good alternative. Not for community safety. Not for taxpayers. Not for anything. Surely there’s a better way.