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Thousands of New Yorkers living in dangerous ‘cluster units’ as homeless population tops 59,000, a record high

The homeless population has risen to an all-time high, forcing the de Blasio administration to house desperate families in decrepit tenements red-flagged by the city’s own inspectors as hazardous. Since he arrived at City Hall pledging to turn things around, Mayor de Blasio has struggled to confront a long-intractable problem that has only gotten worse. By mid-December, the homeless census …