Lucerne Hotel Resident Joins Court Challenge To Force City To Move Homeless Men Out Of Upper West Side
The motion argues that the unnamed Lucerne resident “has a right to join the case” because fellow shelter residents who oppose the move in the lawsuit “do not adequately represent his interests."
Oct 28, 2020 3:58 PM
"Pinnacle Of Cowardliness:" De Blasio Will Move Men Out Of UWS Homeless Shelter After All
Nearly 300 homeless men currently residing in the Lucerne will be moved to a commercial hotel in the Financial District, which will soon be converted to a traditional shelter.
Sep 25, 2020 5:52 PM
After Months Of Preparation, DOE Has Yet To Ensure All Homeless Students Can Participate In Remote Learning
“The pandemic only magnified these inequities.”
Sep 17, 2020 11:42 AM
Hundreds Gather At Gracie Mansion To Protest De Blasio’s Decision To Evict Homeless Men From UWS Hotel
Homeless shelter residents and advocates argued that the mayor's decision will scatter New Yorkers across three boroughs.
Sep 14, 2020 10:29 AM
“They’re Moving People Around Like We’re Luggage”: Midtown Shelter Residents Face Displacement Due To De Blasio’s UWS Eviction
“I’m tired of moving, moving, moving, moving. Now you want to move us to somewhere far. I just want my own home. I’m tried of going around and around in circles. It hurts me.”
Sep 11, 2020 6:34 PM
Upper West Siders Hire Ex-Giuliani Aide And Threaten Lawsuit To Remove Homeless New Yorkers
A nonprofit called the West Side Community Organization has hired Randy Mastro, Mayor Rudy Giuliani's former chief of staff, to represent them.
Aug 27, 2020 4:05 PM
City Tells Angry Upper West Siders That Homeless Shelters Must Remain To Prevent Spread Of COVID-19
“This is reliant on data. This is reliant on medical experts.”
Aug 25, 2020 4:33 PM
“Please Get These Men Out”: Upper West Siders Campaign To Eject Homeless Residents
As part of an effort to let residents better socially distance during the pandemic, some 10,000 people were moved out of crowded shelters into 63 hotels across the city.
Aug 7, 2020 12:21 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
City Must Provide Homeless 16 And 17 Year Olds With Shelter Under Court Settlement
If approved by a judge, the settlement would expand services to youth experiencing homelessness.
Mar 3, 2020 9:25 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
Data Fails To Show Whether New Strategies To Help The Homeless In The Subway Are Working
'Both of these initiatives lack the actual solutions that we need, which is the low threshold shelters and actual housing.'
Dec 5, 2019 9:38 PM
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