This procedure documents action required of staff at Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) and Adult Family Intake (AFIC) when determining whether an address is available as a viable housing option to a family, including:
-Assessing and mediating household discord between the applicant family and the primary tenant of an address, and continuing conditional placement beyond 10 days until mediation is completed
-Investigating and confirming conditions of overcrowding at an address, including ensuring that rooms available for sleeping are consistent with the number of family members
-Identifying and considering the relationship between the applicant family and the primary tenant of an address
-Determining length of stay at a prior address
-Determine whether there is a second instance of non-consent from the primary tenant of an address.
-Additional considerations related to addresses outside of New York City
-Ensuring that families with no available housing options are granted access to shelter