Attempts To Get Homeless Into Shelters Fail 99 Percent Of Time, Data ShowWith the city’s streets, parks and subways once again inundated with homeless people, there has been a startling discovery.
Study: NYC Homeless Population Has Risen Over Past YearIt was one year ago when Mayor Bill de Blasio came under fire for the homelessness crisis in New York City. But do New Yorkers think the city is doing better handling the homeless?
Officials Seek Solutions As Neighbors Complain About Bellevue Men's ShelterOfficials and lawmakers were searching for solutions Tuesday, as complaints mounted about the Bellevue Men’s Shelter in Kips Bay.
Mayor De Blasio Slams Past Administrations, Says They Let Homelessness WorsenDe Blasio said he found parallels to the plight of homeless youth in the conditions at Riker's Island, public housing developments and the public schools.
De Blasio Appoints New Deputy Mayor To Oversee Homeless ServicesDr. Herminia Palacio was appointed Tuesday to be the city's new Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services.
CBS2 Exclusive: Outreach Teams Work To Connect With Homeless People In Transit SystemCBS2’s Andrea Grymes got an exclusive look Thursday on how outreach teams try to show the homeless a better way, one person at a time.
Dept. Of Homeless Services Issues Code Blue As Potentially Deadly Cold Sweeps Over CityThe Code Blue procedures make it easier for homeless men and women to get into shelters, but over at Grand Central you'll find people who want no part of the shelter system.
NYC Sees Uptick In Number Of Homeless Living On StreetsThe number of homeless on the streets -- 3,357 -- is down by 24 percent since 2005, according to city data. But the number is up 177 people, or 5 percent, compared to last year.
Queens Residents Protest Placement Of Homeless Families In Old Pan-Am HotelThe Department of Homeless Services has moved close to 200 homeless families into the old Pan-Am Hotel in East Elmhurst and plan on moving in more.
City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat PoisonThe city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.
De Blasio: City To Provide Housing For Victims Displaced By East Harlem BlastMore than 100 people who lost their homes in the blast will be given both temporary and long-term housing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
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.