NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s another temporary reprieve for the men living at an Upper West Side hotel that was turned into a homeless shelter.

An appeals panel granted a stay on behalf of three residents at the Lucerne Hotel.

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The move blocks the forced relocation of the men for the length of the appeal, which could take six months or longer.

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This decision further delays the city’s efforts to move the more than 200 men from the Lucerne to the Radisson Hotel in the Financial District.

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