…more visible, the political winds had begun to shift, and, the mayor pronounced, change was coming. In May, the new department received a name — the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing — and its first director: Kositsky.
…’t have any money. It was in 1997. I used to be homeless, but I’m not now. It’s not a good feeling. The shelters are nasty: people have germs, there are bed bugs, people have attitudes. I hate being around a person with an attitude.
… her to help me find a volunteer job. We discussed it before, but I never followed through with it. Case managers help you in different situations: housing, work, if you need tokens for transportation, doctors.