Homelessness

City To Conduct Annual Homeless Headcount On MondayNew York City may still be digging out from this weekend’s snowstorm when Monday comes around, but that will not stop a headcount of homeless people living on the street.
De Blasio: 13 Brooklyn Buildings Protected As Affordable Housing Until 2047The buildings will accommodate up to 212 households making as little as $24,000 a year and provide placement for the formerly homeless, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
CBS2 Gets Action: City To Double Number Of Drop-In Centers For HomelessCBS2 demanded answers and was getting action Monday, with the city agreeing to double the number of drop-in centers for the homeless.
Stringer Issues Scathing Report On Homeless Shelter System; De Blasio Vows To Take ActionMayor Bill de Blasio revealed a new plan to identify and fix problems with the city's sprawling, 500-shelter system.
Westchester County Confronts Homelessness In Wake Of Cuomo's Executive OrderAfter Cuomo's executive order mandating the homeless be taken off the streets went into effect, Westchester County confronted its own homelessness issues.
Mayor De Blasio, Ex-City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Team Up On HomelessnessQuinn praised the mayor's efforts, including a 90-day review of homeless programs by Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steve Banks.
CBS2 Exclusive: City Human Resources Administration Commissioner Vows To Take On Homeless CrisisCBS2 Political Reporter sat for an exclusive interview with Steven Banks, the commissioner of the city’s Human Resources Administration, who is now in charge of doing something about the homelessness crisis.
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.
De Blasio Administration Shakes Up Homeless Services AgencyThe head of New York City's beleaguered Homeless Services agency is stepping down.
Cuomo Blasts De Blasio On Homelessness At Brooklyn Charity EventWhen asked about hunger at a Campaign Against Hunger event in Bed-Stuy, Cuomo turned the conversation to the homelessness issue in New York City.
Garment District Alliance Puts Up Flyers Urging People Not To Give To Homeless Panhandling In StreetsBarbara Randall, president of the Garment District Alliance, said homelessness is a citywide problem.
Experts: Bratton's Suggestion To Avoid Giving To Homeless May BackfireA lively debate has erupted among New Yorkers – and the homeless themselves – about police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s advice to just say no to those begging on the street.

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