Advocates For The Homeless Call For Changes To Help End CrisisAdvocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting "Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!"
City's Homeless Program To Pay Rent Of Some Families Leaving SheltersMayor Bill de Blasio's plans for the city's homeless program has one homeless advocate encouraged.
Advocates Say City Hunger Problem Is Reaching Crisis Levels New York City's hunger problem is now a crisis, according to those who work with people who need help.
Report: Homelessness On The Rise In NYCThe Coalition for the Homeless said nearly 54,000 people stayed overnight at New York City homeless shelters in January.
NYC Officials Searching For Homeless As Temps Drop To Dangerous LowsMore than 400 vacant beds are available for single adults, Department of Homeless Services officials said Thursday.
Advocacy Group: Bloomberg Should Not Be Proud Of Record On HomelessnessAn advocacy group for the homeless has disputed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s defense of his policies on homelessness as he kicked off his farewell tour on Tuesday.
Actor Dean Cain Focuses Attention On The Homeless In NYCDean Cain, the actor best known for playing Superman on the “Lois and Clark” TV series, has been focusing his attention lately on helping the less fortunate.
NYC Homeless Advocates Seek New Policies From Next MayorThe Coalition for the Homeless says that the mayor's approach relies on short-term emergency solutions at the expense of long-term federally funded options, such as housing programs that have shown promise in the past.
City Officials, Homeless Advocates Call For More Affordable Housing To Accommodate Displaced Sandy VictimsSuperstorm Sandy significantly worsened the city's affordable housing crisis, according to Brooklyn City Councilman Brad Lander.
Homeless Advocates Call Bloomberg's Remarks About City Shelters 'Shocking' Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City has made its homeless shelters so "much more pleasurable" that there's less pressure for people to leave.
Homelessness Up 23 Percent In New York City, According To SurveyThe city's Department of Homeless Services said volunteers counted an estimated 3,262 homeless people living on the streets on January 30. There were 2,648 counted in 2011.
Court Rules Single NY'ers Don't Have To Prove HomelessnessTuesday's decision in Manhattan's State Supreme court is in response to a proposal that would have required people to show they're truly homeless, with documents if possible.