Activists interrupt housing budget hearing, demand more housing for homeless

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Activists from House Our Future NY interrupted Friday's City Hall Housing and Budget hearing to demand the construction of more housing for the homeless.

"House the homeless" was continuously yelled by activists during the hearing. 

Advocates believe that the mayor’s Housing New York 2.0 affordable housing plan will not help the homeless crisis occurring in New York and call out de Blasio, asking for 30,000 more units to be set aside by 2026.

A campaign from House Our Future NY has gained support from 33 Council Members, four Borough Presidents, and the Comptroller.