Shady homeless shelter landlords and operators

Our tax dollars hard at work–According to documents made public by the New York City Human Resources Administration the daily rate to house a homeless family in a cluster site facility can go as high as $188.87 (page 8 item 24: Help-Cypress Family Center). Thats almost $6,000 a month!

December 1, 2014
A review of Samaritan Village tax filings revealed 99% of their funding comes from governmental agencies with no funds raised via fundraising or philanthropy.

August 8, 2014
Aguila and de Blasio

June 29, 2014
A homeless shelter landlord, refusing to accept less rent, is threatening to evict about 200 homeless families

June 18, 2014
Staffers at Samaritan Village are heartless when it comes to the homeless, residents charge

March 3,2014
Audit of Samaritan Village by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli reveals almost $1 million in questionable spending$1-million-in-questionable-costs

February 2, 2014
Housing Bridge Isaac Leshinsky and de Blasio

December 1, 2013
Why Run a Slum If You Can Make More Money Housing the Homeless?

February 8, 2013
For Some Landlords, Real Money in the Homeless

October 30, 2012
The building appears to be owned by Alan Lapes, a convicted felon once characterized by the New York Post as “the public face for bona fide bad guys

August 14, 2012
City’s ex-‘homeless’ honcho in new storm

November 4, 2011
Audit Report on the Department of Homeless Services’ Control Over Billing and Payments Made to Aguila, Inc.