De Blasio Under Fire For Not Discussing Homelessness, Other Issues In State Of The City AddressMayor Bill de Blasio was fielding criticism Tuesday after avoiding hot-button topics such as the homeless crisis in his annual State of the City speech the night before.
CBS2 Exclusive: NYC Begins Using 3 More Hotels To House HomelessThe city is placing more and more homeless people into hotels that are popular with tourists.
City Reaches Settlement With Homeless Men Who Accused Police Of Foul PlayEarly one fall morning in 2015, the men were shaken awake by police in East Harlem and told to move. As they began to gather their belongings, surveillance video shows sanitation workers in white full-body suits scooping them up and dragging them into a garbage truck.
City Seeks Bids To Keep Homeless Families In Hotels For Up To 9 More YearsCBS2 has learned the city is now proposing to keep using commercial hotels to house the homeless for nine more years, despite a vow from Mayor Bill de Blasio to phase them out.
De Blasio Laments Homelessness Crisis, Worries About Trump Policies For 2017Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined some triumphs and disappointments in 2016, and some worries about what may happen in 2017.
Expert Blames De Blasio For Spike In Acceptance To Homeless SheltersDespite hundreds of millions of dollars being directed toward handling New York City’s homelessness problem, it appears to be getting worse.
As Cold Weather Arrives, NYC Has Yet To Open 4 More Homeless Drop-In CentersNear-freezing temperatures Friday had the homeless flocking to the Mainchance drop-in center on East 32nd Street.
City Again Vows To Solve Homelessness Crisis Amid Record Shelter Populations, Young Girls' DeathsWith the tragic death of two young sisters in a Bronx cluster shelter this week, and a record number of people living in city homeless shelters, Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising to unveil a new vision for solving the homelessness crisis.
Suffolk County Sees Rise In Homeless Young Adults Under 25This year, there are 100 more homeless in Nassau and Suffolk counties compared to the previous year, and more than half are children.
'Our City Is Hurting:' Ex-City Council Speaker Quinn Unveils Proposals To Combat HomelessnessFormer City Council Speaker Christine Quinn unveiled a series of proposals Thursday to combat rising homelessness in New York City.
Cuomo Directs Release Of $2 Billion In Funding For Affordable HousingThe money would be used to create more than 100,000 affordable and supportive housing units across the state over the next 5 years.
City Island Residents Come Together For Recently Homeless NeighborPeople in one Bronx neighborhood are going to the extra mile to find help for a homeless woman in their midst.