Department of Homeless Services
On Monday morning, residents of 941 Intervale Avenue were notified they would have just 24 hours to pack all of their belongings; they were being transferred to a new shelter. Everything they wished to take with them, an impersonal letter from the Department of Homeless Services informed them, would need...
City Gives Bronx Homeless Shelter Residents 24 Hours and Two Plastic Bags To Move Their Entire Lives
Residents of 941 Intervale--one of a number of privately owned apartment buildings that have been turned into "cluster" homeless shelters funded by the city--were issued letters at 9 a.m. on Monday morning alerting them to the fact that tonight will be their last night in the shelter. They will have...
Residents of 941 Intervale Avenue in the Bronx were abruptly informed via letter on Tuesday that the building's owner, Aguila, Inc., will no longer be operating the apartment building as a city-subsidized homeless shelter, and they are being forced to leave. The letter, just three sentences long, was scant on...