Lawmakers demand fix after Post reveals 2K empty apartments for homeless

Powerful city lawmakers demanded that Mayor Eric Adams take quick action to fill the roughly 2,500 empty city apartments for homeless New Yorkers, after The Post revealed how a bureaucratic ‘nightmare’ left them unoccupied.

The figure was made all the more striking because it is nearly identical to the 2,463 New Yorkers tallied living on city streets and in the subway system by the federal government’s most recent tally.

“We are in the middle of a crisis when it comes to housing and homelessness and time and time again we find there are these bureaucratic hurdles,” said Council Majority Leader Keith Powers, who called the fiasco “ridiculous.”

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