Two-Thirds of New Yorkers Surveyed Face Hardship, Report Says

  • Material needs top list, with health and poverty next
  • Report argues for more extensive tracking of city’s poor

Almost two-thirds of New Yorkers questioned in a survey about their well-being said they faced poverty, material hardship or poor health during the past two years, with nearly one in four reporting an acute inability to make ends meet, according to the anti-poverty Robin Hood Foundation.

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