This letter is to provide you with additional information about the
January 9, 1990 decision by the New York State Court of Appeals relating
to the Cosentino et al. v. Perales et al. lawsuit. You were notified of
that decision in a GIS message on February 12, 1990. The result of the
decision is that effective January 9, 1990 there is no time limit on the
provision of emergency shelter as a preventive service.