COVID-19 Pandemic Driving Homelessness In NYC To Record Levels, Advocates SayThe Big Apple has hit a grim milestone when it comes to the homeless. A new report from homeless advocates says COVID-19 has helped propel the shelter population to record numbers.
Study Reveals Severe Impact Coronavirus Pandemic Has Had On NYC's Homeless PopulationThere were 86 reported COVID-19 deaths.
New York City Subways To Shut Down From 1-5 A.M. Nightly To Be Disinfected, Cuomo SaysThe nightly shut down will commence at 1 a.m. May 6.
Police Crack Down On Homeless Individuals Sleeping On Subways, In Stations As Cuomo Calls For Increase In Train CleaningsThe MTA also announced some additional changes to its Code of Conduct on Wednesday.
De Blasio Vows To 'End Street Homelessness As We Know It' In 5 YearsWith no small measure of bravado, the mayor says the city has "cracked the code" to make it happen.
Mayor De Blasio Unveils 'Outreach NYC' Program To Address HomelessnessUnder the new program, thousands of front-line employees from various city agencies will be trained to request homeless outreach assistance when they come across someone in need.
As Winter Arrives, Socks Becoming An Essential Need For City's Homeless PopulationThe Coalition for the Homeless says every night, more than 62,000 people stay in New York City homeless shelters and thousands more stay on the streets.
Rancid, Expired Food Sickening People Across New York City's Homeless SheltersMayor Bill de Blasio has ordered an investigation after residents of a Brooklyn homeless shelter got sick from eating rancid expired chicken, but that's not the only shelter where residents are being served inedible meals.
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.