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NYC To Cancel Rent-Subsidy Program; Thousands Of Families Could Flood Shelter System

The city announced its decision to cancel the Advantage rent-subsidy program in March after it lost state and federal funding.

02/03/2012

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NYC To Pay June Rent For Thousands Of Formerly Homeless

New York City said that it will obey a court decision and pay the June rent for more than 13,000 families who moved out of homeless shelters.
An appeals court ruled the city must continue paying rental subsidies through the Advantage program.

06/03/2011