Shelter Residents Speak Out

Tags: Currents Brooklyn, NY, Charity, Housing, Politics, Queens, NY

Hoping to clean up New York City’s shelter system, Mayor Bill de Blasio just released a “shelter scorecard” that catalogues safety violations. Residents of one emergency shelter,  an old Pan American hotel in Elmhurst, explain their living conditions and give advice to the mayor. Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports.