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HOTEL SHELTER OPERATOR STIFFED HOMELESS FAMILIES ON TOILET PAPER AND MICROWAVES

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An embattled nonprofit operating more than two dozen hotels sheltering homeless New Yorkers is a financial and managerial mess that routinely left families short on microwaves for heating meals and even toilet paper, a new court filing shows.

Daniel Tietz, the court-appointed receiver overseeing the Childrens Community Services,  described a laundry list of failings at the six-year-old nonprofit, which has $669 million in contracts with the city.

Among the problems: an annual staff turnover rate of 55%, according to the receiver’s first filing in Manhattan Supreme Court.

While most of his findings centered on the firm itself, Tietz noted that homeless families sheltered in the commercial hotels and entitled to social services from the nonprofit were also impacted.

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Haitian Times

Haitian Times

The Haitian Times was founded in 1999 as a weekly English language newspaper based in Brooklyn, NY.The newspaper is widely regarded as the most authoritative voice for Haitian Diaspora.
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Mar. 07, 2020

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