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.
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.
NYC Homeless Advocates Seek New Policies From Next MayorThe Coalition for the Homeless says that the mayor's approach relies on short-term emergency solutions at the expense of long-term federally funded options, such as housing programs that have shown promise in the past.
Homeless Advocates Call Bloomberg's Remarks About City Shelters 'Shocking' Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City has made its homeless shelters so "much more pleasurable" that there's less pressure for people to leave.
Court Rules Single NY'ers Don't Have To Prove HomelessnessTuesday's decision in Manhattan's State Supreme court is in response to a proposal that would have required people to show they're truly homeless, with documents if possible.
NYC To Cancel Rent-Subsidy Program; Thousands Of Families Could Flood Shelter SystemThe city announced its decision to cancel the Advantage rent-subsidy program in March after it lost state and federal funding.
City Council Challenging NYC Homeless Shelter PolicyThe policy would require single adults looking for shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.