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NYPD Arrest 11 People Protesting City’s Plan to Evict Unhoused People from Hotels

HeadlineJul 30, 2021

New York City police arrested at least 11 people who shut down a Lower Manhattan street in front of City Hall at a “Housing Not Shelters” demonstration Thursday. Housing rights advocates were calling out the city’s plan to transfer thousands of unhoused people from hotels back to shelters, where they face increased precarity and possible COVID exposure.

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