Queens Residents Oppose Plan To Open 3rd Homeless Shelter In Their Neighborhood07:29
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A homeless person sleeps on a Manhattan street on Aug. 22, 2014 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
A homeless person sleeps on a Manhattan street on Aug. 22, 2014 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The New York City Department of Homeless Services is planning to convert a hotel into a homeless shelter for 154 families in a small neighborhood in Queens known as Blissville. It would be the third homeless shelter in the neighborhood.

Maria Davis, vice president of the Blissville Civic Association (@BlissvilleCivic), talks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about why she opposes the plan.

This segment aired on May 24, 2018.

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