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Audit: Sloppy Contracting at Dept. of Homeless Services

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Comptroller John Liu dubbed the Department of Homeless Services the “Department of Hand-Shake deals” in an audit released March 25. The agency that has been using properties throughout the city—including a hostel at 237 W. 107th St.—for emergency homeless clients rarely signs contracts with service providers or the buildings’ landlords, the audit found. Payments to [&hellip
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Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Homeless Shelter

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Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert Hess will be meeting with community groups and elected officials April 8 to discuss the controversial transitional homeless shelter at the West Side Inn Hostel, at 237 W. 107th St. Questions and concerns have only grown since Hess announced a March 2 compromise that killed plans for a full, [&hellip
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