As city clears homeless encampments, questions surround Adams' plans for new shelter beds
Mayor has touted the opening of hundreds of new shelter beds. But homeless advocates have raised questions about what types of beds they are and whether any of them are actually “new.”
Apr 8, 11:00 AM
“Chinatown Cannot Turn Into a Shelter Town” — Lunar New Year Celebration Doubles As Pep Rally To Block Proposed Shelter
A coalition of business groups are raising money to fight the city's plans
Feb 1, 9:51 AM
Non-Profit Homeless Shelter Operators Say City Owes Them Millions, Putting Them On "Precipice Of Failure"
Non-profit groups that run homeless shelters say they’re facing the worst cash crunch in several years due to significant delays in payments from the City.
Mar 16, 2021 9:43 AM
Homeless Advocates Sue De Blasio For Failing To Provide Internet At All Family Shelters
The Legal Aid Society says that de Blasio’s plan for Internet upgrades in city shelters fell “woefully short”
Nov 24, 2020 3:36 PM
Homeless Outreach Workers: Our Clients Need Hotel Rooms, Not Subway Sweeps And Paternalism
The city must aggressively begin opening hotel rooms for our clients, and they must do it now.
May 20, 2020 9:50 AM
Homeless Outreach Workers: Nothing We Do Matters Without New Housing
As current and former outreach workers, we believe this plan is a massive misdirection of effort and resources.
Dec 12, 2019 11:15 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
Ask A Native New Yorker: Is It Wrong To Hate Homeless People?
This week's question comes from a New Yorker who doesn't want a homeless shelter anywhere near her.
Updated: Sep 25, 2016 10:39 PM
NYPD To Overhaul Homeless Shelter Security
And the city is reviving a program aimed at preventing domestic violence in shelters.
Updated: Mar 16, 2016 4:06 PM
Brooklyn Landlords Run From State Investigators: "They've Had This Coming"
"They've been really bad landlords for a really long time."
Updated: Mar 10, 2016 4:11 PM
NYC Homelessness Commissioner Calls Out Cuomo Administration For Shelter Gang Rape Lie
He called the report a "political media hit."
Updated: Feb 23, 2016 4:23 PM
City Releases Long-Overdue Scorecard On Homeless Shelter Conditions
The scorecard provides the number of open and closed violations at each shelter site, as well as the service provider and landlord name at each facility.
Updated: Feb 2, 2016 2:52 PM
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