Department Of Homeless Services Commish Hopes Chinatown Killings Lead To Better City, State ProgramsAs New Yorkers confront the horror of the Chinatown rampage, there has been finger pointing, blame and the hunt for solutions.
New Report Blasts Mayor De Blasio, Gov. Cuomo Over Their Handling Of NYC's Homeless ProblemThe city has failed the homeless. That's the claim by an advocacy group that blasts Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a new report.
Homeless March On Gracie Mansion, Demand Tens Of Thousands Of Affordable Housing Units Be BuiltHundreds of homeless New Yorkers marched on Gracie Mansion on Wednesday to pressure Mayor Bill de Blasio to build more permanent housing for those who can least afford it.
Survey Shows NYC Homeless Population Up By Nearly 40 Percent From Last YearThe city’s own annual survey has found that despite efforts by the de Blasio administration, the number of people sleeping on the streets of New York City is up by nearly 40 percent from last year.
Advocate: Taking Photos Of Homeless 'Unethical And Inhumane'Advocates are speaking out against a police union-backed initiative, and other sites which prompt New Yorkers to post pictures of the city's homeless online.
Advocates For The Homeless Call For Changes To Help End CrisisAdvocates and some elected officials rallied on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, with some chanting "Housing is a right! Fight, fight, fight!"
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.
Advocates Say City Hunger Problem Is Reaching Crisis Levels New York City's hunger problem is now a crisis, according to those who work with people who need help.
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.
NYC Officials Searching For Homeless As Temps Drop To Dangerous LowsMore than 400 vacant beds are available for single adults, Department of Homeless Services officials said Thursday.
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.
Actor Dean Cain Focuses Attention On The Homeless In NYCDean 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.
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.
City Officials, Homeless Advocates Call For More Affordable Housing To Accommodate Displaced Sandy VictimsSuperstorm Sandy significantly worsened the city's affordable housing crisis, according to Brooklyn City Councilman Brad Lander.
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.