NYC Buying One-Way Tickets For Homeless Families To Leave

08/29/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

They are flown to Paris ($6,332), Orlando ($858.40), Johannesburg ($2,550.70), or most frequently, San Juan ($484.20).

They are not executives on business trips or couples on honeymoons. Rather, all are families who have ended up homeless, and all the plane tickets are courtesy of the city of New York (one-way).

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