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A Look Inside Chelsea's Controversial Homeless Shelter

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At a community input meeting to discuss the Bowery Residents' Committee new homeless shelter and treatment facility, Executive Director Muzzy Rosenblatt said he knew things were getting out of hand when a parent asked him if he could guarantee that the facility's patients wouldn't rape her children.

"The real vitriol is disturbing and unsettling and unfortunate," he said. "I don't know what drives this perception."

At stake is the BRC's 12-floor, 328-bed new facility at 127 W. 25th St, which DNAinfo toured recently.

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