De Blasio: City To Invest $12.3 Million To Prevent EvictionsMayor Bill de Blasio on Monday hearkened back to Pope Francis’ visit last week, as he announced an effort to prevent homelessness.
Bratton Denies Report Saying NYPD Is Considering Using Computer System To Track HomelessThe NYPD is starting to use the same technique it used in '90s to help reduce crime to track complaints related to homeless people, according to a published report.
Bratton: Police Have Less Power Dealing With Homeless Than They Did Under GiulianiIn what some saw as a stunning admission Wednesday, police Commissioner Bill Bratton said getting the homeless off the streets is more difficult now than when Rudolph Giuliani was mayor.
Cashman, Pernetti To Sleep On NYC Streets To Raise Awareness For HomelessnessYankees general manager Brian Cashman and New York City FC chief business officer Tim Pernetti will sleep on the streets of New York City on Thursday.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
City's Homeless Program To Pay Rent Of Some Families Leaving SheltersMayor Bill de Blasio's plans for the city's homeless program has one homeless advocate encouraged.
Proposed Initiatives Aim To End Veteran Homelessness On Long IslandA series of legislative initiatives has been proposed on Long Island that aim to end homelessness for military veterans.
De Blasio Seeks $40 Million To Fight HomelessnessThe de Blasio administration announced Monday that it will ask for $40 million in state funds to help fight homelessness in New York City.
Young Professionals Spend Night Outside For First-Hand Experience Of HomelessnessDespite having homes and warm beds to sleep in, hundreds of young professionals spent Friday night outside, sleeping on the streets of New York.
NYC, Suffolk, Nassau Top 3 For Student Homelessness In New York StateThere are nearly 5,000 homeless students in Suffolk County, according to state data from the 2012-13 school year. Nassau County is close behind with about 3,200 homeless students enrolled.
Report: Homelessness On The Rise In NYCThe Coalition for the Homeless said nearly 54,000 people stayed overnight at New York City homeless shelters in January.
Advocacy Group: Bloomberg Should Not Be Proud Of Record On HomelessnessAn advocacy group for the homeless has disputed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s defense of his policies on homelessness as he kicked off his farewell tour on Tuesday.