Domestic Violence Drives Up New York Shelter Population as Housing Options Are Scarce

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First came Hurricane Sandy, which left her homeless for a time.

Then came the live-in boyfriend, who battered her.

Now the 44-year-old mother of three young children is homeless again, forced into a shelter by the abuse and trapped there by poverty and the paucity of living options in a city woefully short on affordable housing.

Click here to read the article at The New York Times