NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks and Mayor Bill de Blasio rolled out a bold plan to get the homeless off the streets in five years.

Banks joined CBSN New York’s political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”

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The ambitious proposal comes at a time when other cities are lining up to sue New York over the relocation of homeless families to new homes outside the Big Apple.

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Is it really possible to find 1,000 safe haven beds and 1,000 apartments?

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