NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — There’s a battle brewing over the proposal of a big homeless shelter in Manhattan.
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“They are in these papers, which they gave us no notification of in the council’s office or the speaker’s office, challenging the legality of a law that the city has followed for 13 years,” said Quinn.READ MORE: Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'
The controversy centers on a proposed 12-story, 328 bed homeless shelter in Quinn’s district.
“That’s not good for the neighborhood and it’s not good for the homeless people,” she said.
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