Forgotten Families: Record Number Of Arrests Connected To Housing Scheme Uncovered By CBS2There is a record number of arrests in a housing scheme connected to CBS2's award-winning investigation that uncovered New York City paying bad landlords in New Jersey to take in homeless families, CBS2's Lisa Rozner reported Thursday.
Forgotten Families: Family Living In Shelter Says City Staff Dropped The Ball When They Tried To Move Before Peak Of Coronavirus PandemicThe lease was signed March 16. Two months later -- nothing.
Point Of View: Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop Discusses SOTA Lawsuit, Rise In Hate Crimes, NJ Transit & MoreThe Democrat, who has led the nation's most diverse city since 2013, joined CBSN New York's political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”
Forgotten Families: Jersey City Mayor Says New York, NJ Cities Are In Settlement Talks For SOTA LawsuitJersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says it will mean New York City has to come up with money to compensate New Jersey for taking in the homeless people.
Forgotten Families: City Of Elizabeth Files Lawsuit Against New York City Over SOTA Homeless ProgramThe city of Elizabeth and Union County have filed a lawsuit against New York City seeking to stop the Special One Time assistance Program, also known as SOTA.
Forgotten Families: In Major Change, DHS Will No Longer Pay Landlords 1 Year's Rent Up Front To House HomelessIt comes nearly a year after CBS2 first began demanding answers, finding some New Yorkers living in deplorable conditions. Now we've gotten action.
Forgotten Families: Jersey City Joins Newark's SOTA LawsuitJersey City says it has nearly 200 families in SOTA homes.
Point Of View: New York City's Social Services Commissioner Steven BanksHead of Social Services in New York Steven Banks and Mayor Bill de Blasio rolled out a bold plan to get the homeless off the streets in five years.
Forgotten Families: Jersey City To Join Newark's Lawsuit Over SOTA ProgramCBS2 has been demanding answers for the past year and found several families were set to live in uninhabitable conditions.
Forgotten Families: NYC Files Countersuit Against Newark Over SOTA ProgramNew York lawyers say 34 families were planning to move to New Jersey's largest city and now they can't.
Forgotten Families: NYC Plans To Counter-Sue Newark Over Local Law Stopping Controversial Homeless Relocation ProgramNew York City Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks says the city plans to counter-sue Newark, over its recent ordinance that prohibits landlords from accepting a year's worth of rent up front.
Forgotten Families: Westchester Cities Join Fight To End NYC's SOTA Program, Demanding Records On Relocated HomelessA Westchester county city is now considering legal action days after New Jersey's largest city was able to cut a deal with the de Blasio administration.
Forgotten Families: After NYC-Newark Deal, Other Cities Seek To End SOTA & Sen. Booker Weighs InA controversial New York City program has been put on hold and it's sending shock waves throughout the region and even in the country.
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.