$47,000 per person
Under the current proposal, the city plans to spend $47k per person per year for every resident housed at the shelter. This is more than 30% of the average cost per person at single-person shelters. By choosing a more affordable location, the city could both save significant amounts of money and provide additional services to the homeless.
FOX News: ‘Billionaires’ Row’ New Yorkers continue fight against homeless shelter, accusing Mayor de Blasio of luring vulnerable into ‘firetrap’June 5, 2019
Experts Agree: Park Savoy Hotel is a Death TrapMarch 13, 2019
CBS2: Judge Puts Temporary Injunction On Proposed Homeless Shelter Near ‘Billionaire’s Row’December 28, 2018