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Queens community caught off guard by fast-tracked homeless shelter coming to Rego Park


Feb. 7, 2024 By Rachel Butler A Queens Community Board has expressed surprise over the rapid pace planned for the conversion to a homeless shelter for 100 single men, of the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Rego Park, noting a lack of adequate time to properly inform the local community. Community Board 6, which represents the areas of Forest Hills and Rego Park, was first informed by the Department of Social Services (DSS) that the hotel located at 68-18 93rd St. would become a men’s homeless shelter in October 2023. Long standing Rego Park resident and Chair of Community Board 6,…
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