Adams says he’s kicking homeless New Yorkers out of their encampments. Where will they go?
Advocates say that without safe and accessible housing options, Adams’s plan won’t reduce street homelessness.
Mar 26, 3:57 PM
Facing Pressure, De Blasio Agrees To Require Some Developers To Set Aside Housing For Homeless
The legislation amounts to a significant turnaround for the mayor, who has been facing mounting pressure from homeless advocates and elected officials to build more housing for the homeless.
Dec 13, 2019 9:43 AM
'Outrageous' Video Shows Police Handcuffing Homeless Woman In Queens Subway Station
'This conduct is dehumanizing and traumatizing for a person who has obviously already endured too much trauma in her life.'
Nov 22, 2019 5:07 PM
City Council Speaker Pushing Bill Requiring Developers To Set Aside Housing For Homeless
The City Council is preparing to vote on a plan that would require city-funded developers to allot 15 percent of any created or preserved rental units for those living in the city’s shelter system.
Oct 30, 2019 3:46 PM
'If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It': Upper West Siders Protest City Plan To Turn Women's Homeless Shelter Into One For Men
The rally came two days after four homeless men were found bludgeoned to death in Chinatown.
Oct 8, 2019 10:11 AM
Disputed Study Says Homeless Shelters Negatively Impact Manhattan Home Values
'This report is not only wrong on the facts, it’s morally indefensible.'
Sep 25, 2019 4:41 PM
What Happens When You Avert Your Eyes From the Homeless
"We don’t really have the capability as human beings to look at this onslaught of problems that are depressing."
Sep 17, 2019 4:00 AM
Annual Street Homeless Count Shows 40 Percent Increase Over 2016
Advocates for the homeless dismiss DHS's Hope Count methodology as inherently flawed.
Updated: Jul 6, 2017 10:07 AM
Meet De Blasio's Shelter-Protesting, Car-Loving Mayoral Challenger
"Instead of trying to help these people, [de Blasio] is dumping them in every hotel and motel he can find."
Updated: Dec 22, 2016 1:02 PM
Comptroller Critiques City's Homeless Policy As Over 60,000 Sleep In Shelters
With the city's shelter population remaining over 60,000 individuals, Scott Stringer suggested the city can build more affordable housing on city-owned lots.
Updated: Dec 18, 2016 4:29 PM
New York City Requires Developers To Set Aside Units For Homeless In 421-A Buildings
Buildings that got 421-a tax credits now have to set aside a portion of their affordable units for people in homeless shelters.
Updated: Nov 5, 2016 6:17 PM
Locals Petition Against Housing Homeless In Hotel Near Madison Square Park
"This neighborhood is already providing more than our fair share."
Updated: Oct 31, 2016 3:50 PM
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