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.
Group Heads To Commissioner's House To Protest Maspeth, Queens Homeless Shelter PlanAnother massive protest was held Thursday night against a planned homeless shelter in Maspeth, Queens.
Maspeth, Queens Holiday Inn Express Says It Won't Become Homeless ShelterA Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, Queens apparently will not be converted into a homeless shelter after all.
Crowd Protests Plan To Turn Hotel Into Homeless Shelter In Maspeth, QueensA massive crowd turned out in Maspeth, Queens Thursday evening, as neighbors refused to see a hotel turned into a homeless shelter.
Neighbors Complain, But City Says Maspeth, Queens Needs Homeless ShelterMany neighbors continued to complain Friday about a plan to turn a Queens hotel into a homeless shelter.
City Considers Turning Queens Hotel Into Homeless ShelterWith nearly 60,000 people currently in homeless shelters across the city, officials said they must turn to hotels, like the Holiday Inn located in Maspeth off the Long Island Expressway, as an alternative.
Neighbors: Bellevue Men's Shelter Residents Are Spoiling Kips Bay CommunityNeighbors say the Bellevue Men's Shelter's problems have been trickling onto their streets for years, and they want the city finally to do something about it.
Sources: Man Slashed In Face At Ward's Island Homeless ShelterA resident of a homeless shelter on Ward's Island was slashed in the face by another resident following a dispute late Friday night, sources say.
Unarmed Security Guards Confiscate Terrifying Collection Of Weapons At NYC Homeless ShelterIn just a single day, unarmed security guards at the shelter collected a staggering collection of confiscated items, including knives, blades, and a BB gun.
CBS2 Exclusive: Is State Secretly Bringing Homeless Shelter To East New York?Almost everyone agrees that something has to be done about the homelessness problem in New York City, but is the state trying to sneak a homeless shelter into one Brooklyn community without telling residents?
Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Bronx Homeless Shelter EmployeeA suspect was arrested and charged Tuesday with the murder of a homeless shelter employee in the Bronx.
NY Lawmaker Calls On Legislature To Restore Money Cut From Homeless Shelters Citing thousands of young runaways turned away from New York shelters whose funding has been slashed, a state lawmaker is calling on the Legislature to restore the money.