City sweeps have prompted just 39 homeless New Yorkers to shelter since March

Mayor Eric Adams’ encampment sweeps are prompting an average of less than one homeless New Yorker per day to enter the city’s shelter system, new figures released by City Hall reveal.

All told, only 39 New Yorkers have opted to come inside over the roughly six weeks since the mayor began sending city workers to clear out the makeshift living spaces and attempt to convince people living on the streets to come indoors, according to data released Tuesday.

“I have said since we started this initiative that every New Yorker deserves dignity, and we are demonstrating that this is possible,” Adams said in a prepared statement.

“Our teams

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