Forgotten Families: NYC Will Temporarily Stop Sending SOTA Recipients To NewarkFor nearly a year, CBS2 has uncovered the Forgotten Families placed in deplorable homes across the river after New York City paid landlords one year's rent upfront.
Forgotten Families: Mayor Baraka Weighs In On Newark's Lawsuit Against NYCOn Sunday, the mayor of Newark commented for the first time since the city filed a lawsuit against New York City to end the Special One-Time Assistance or SOTA program.
Forgotten Families: Elizabeth's Mayor Asks To Join Newark's Lawsuit Against NYC Over SOTA ProgramElizabeth's mayor is moving to join Newark’s federal lawsuit against New York City over the controversial Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) program.
Forgotten Families: Department Of Investigation Finds 'Multiple Flaws' With SOTA ProgramSOTA, which stands for Special One Time Assistance, relocated families from the city’s shelter system to apartments outside the five boroughs.
Forgotten Families: Instead Of Faulting Flawed Program, De Blasio Slams Newark For Suing NYCThe fiery comments come even as his own Department of Investigation issues a blistering report about how the city treated the forgotten families CBS2 has been reporting on for nearly a year.
Forgotten Families: Elizabeth May Join Newark's Lawsuit Against NYC Over SOTA ProgramThe mayor of Elizabeth said he’s strongly considering it after nearly 50 homeless families were relocated there.
Controversial SOTA Program Exporting Homeless Families From NYC To Newark Leads To LawsuitFor nearly a year, CBS2 has been covering the Forgotten Families who say they were pressured by New York City to leave and move into unlivable homes.
Newark Lawsuit Demands NYC Stop Relocating Forgotten FamiliesThe New Jersey city is taking action to stop the program from moving any more homeless families into places where many have suffered at the neglect of their new landlords.
Months Later, Some Forgotten Families Still Find Themselves In Unlivable ConditionsIt seems some of the forgotten families CBS2 told you about earlier this year are still being forgotten.
How Can New York's SOTA Program For Homeless Families Be Fixed?Mark Peters talks about issues in fixing New York City's program to help homeless families after several were placed in uninhabitable homes.