Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday there is less reason for people in New York City homeless shelters to leave the system because “it is a much more pleasurable experience” than in the past, a remark that drew criticism from advocates who accused the mayor of being out of touch.
Bloomberg, speaking at a news conference in Queens, was responding to a question about The Wall Street Journal’s report that the average length of stay for families with children in city homeless shelters increased more than 30% during the fiscal year that ended June 30.
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