The 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.
The governor announced Monday the state is investing nearly $3 million toward building new family units in Hartford.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans for the city’s homeless program has one homeless advocate encouraged.
Thomas LaMartina is accused of bludgeoning Nicholas MacQueen to death, police say. MacQueen’s body was found on the grounds of Patchogue’s Emanuel Lutheran Church and School by a soup kitchen worker.
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A Chinese tycoon treated hundreds of homeless New Yorkers to a fancy lunch at the Boathouse restaurant in Central Park on Wednesday, but the event apparently didn’t go as smoothly as planned.
The de Blasio administration announced Monday that it will ask for $40 million in state funds to help fight homelessness in New York City.
Henry Werner, 61, was charged with murder and attempted murder at his arraignment.
On Friday in New York City, hundreds of local young professionals from New York and New Jersey will show their solidarity with homeless youth by sleeping on the streets.
Inspectors have long warned that the Auburn Family Residence in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and the Catherine Street shelter in Lower Manhattan were unfit for children.
More than 400 vacant beds are available for single adults, Department of Homeless Services officials said Thursday.
Whether you’re a volunteer, a business owner, or even a member of the FDNY, there are plenty of ways New Yorkers are giving back to their community this Christmas.
A New York City police officer was seen taking off his overcoat, removing his sweatshirt and offering it to a homeless man during freezing temperatures on Friday.
A Ringwood, New Jersey home was destroyed by a fire but the family that it belonged to made it out safely thanks to a quick-thinking young boy.
Dean 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.
Covenant House New York is holding its annual “Solidarity Sleep-Out: Executive Edition” on Thursday night.