New Homeless Placement Program Presents Challenges, Experts SayNew York City is offering to pay friends and family of homeless shelter residents to take them in as part of a new program -- but it may be more difficult than it sounds.
Tips For Helping The Homeless This Holiday SeasonIn New York City alone there are thousands of homeless people. The Toussaint family is among that group -- they consider themselves homeless after they moved into a shelter with their daughter, Selina, Monday night.
Number Of Homeless People In New York City Reaches All-Time HighThe Department of Homeless Services reported there were 60,252 homeless people living in New York City, up 200 in two weeks.
Rockaway Beach Residents Oppose Turning Motel Into Rooms For Homeless FamiliesRockaway Beach residents are fighting a plan to turn a motel into a place for homeless families.
Despite Protests, Dept. Of Homeless Services Rents 30 Rooms In Maspeth, Queens HotelThe Department of Homeless Services' original plan to turn the hotel into a homeless shelter for 110 families was met with push-back from local residents and elected officials.
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.

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