Suffolk United is standing united
to put an end to the Mega Homeless Shelters (motels)
in our community and in Suffolk County
These shelters are housing numerous out-of-state residents and will be a financial burden on our community.
Imagine your family being forced to live in a small hotel room with no kitchen.
Q: Who benefits from this?
A: The motel owner makes tons of money and CHI makes out nice as well.
Q:Does the Homeless families themselves benefit?
A: Not at all. They are warehoused in tiny motel rooms and are under the spotlight as soon as they walk out.
If you are on welfare in another state and you fail the drug test you are dropped from the system. The next step is to come to NY and you will be paid for and catered to and you can send your children to a great school district while you stay home and do drugs. What does this mean? This means NY will not only get homeless people from other states but they will get the ones who fail there drug tests in other states. How is this good for Long Island?
- Will our area become the permanent transient destination for most homeless?
- Will we be financially drained by these homeless families?
- Will school services or activities be cut?
- Will our taxes go up in the future because of this?
- Will our home values be decreased due to this?
- The answer to these questions is YES if we lose this battle!
Suffolk County is focusing on one aspect of a complex problem (Homelessness) and ignoring others (The School districts and the communities). There decisions and actions are creating a potentially devastating financial burden on these communities. We have a choice who we can vote for and this will not be tolerated any longer.Our power is in our votes.
NOTE: Suffolk United is not an official Suffolk County run organization and we have no ties to any official government group. This group is strictly informational and we post information that is given to us by community members and some professional sources as well. If you find any of the information on this site to be false or an error please advise us immediately. We pride ourselves on researching facts and also welcome anyone’s input.