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Four Things to Know About the New Year-Round Homeless Shelter

Replacing the city’s winter tents is a 350-bed, year-round, bricks-and-mortar homeless shelter in St. Vincent de Paul’s Paul Mirable Center in East Village. A continuation of the winter tents — let alone a year-round shelter — wasn’t supposed to be in the city’s future, and the move has been questioned for a few reasons. Here are four things to keep in mind amid all the changes.