DHS Facing Tough Questions After CBS2 Report On Homeless Family’s City-Sponsored Housing

EAST ORANGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Yesterday, CBS2 introduced you to Kevin Nicholson, and showed you how his wife and two sons have been living since New York City’s Department of Homeless Services, or DHS, relocated the family to East Orange, N.J. in June.

CBS2’s Ali Bauman sought answers from the landlord and city officials about this forgotten family as they were once again staying in a shelter Friday.

Imagine having no shower or tub water.

“We had to put buckets [in the tub] to put the water from the bottles to wash,” said Kevin Nicholson

It’s a reality his family, whose temporary home has no heat, no water, no lights.

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