One group has hired Giuliani–crony Randy Mastro, and the Legal Aid Society threatened to sue the city if the homeless are moved out.
Contrary to what tabloid stories might have you believe, many neighbors welcome the homeless residents staying in hotels temporarily.
Thousands of New Yorkers sleeping in shelters face a disproportionately high mortality rate during the pandemic, according to a Coalition for the Homeless report.
Investing in NYCHA and permanent affordable housing for low-income New Yorkers are just some of the suggestions.
Part of that money could go towards youth programs, housing, and homeless service, advocates say.
Hundreds of homeless individuals are now escorted out of the subways every night, but for many, the shelters offer no respite.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that around 2,000 homeless New Yorkers would soon be relocated to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Advocates call for the city to use 30,000 of its vacant hotel rooms to house homeless New Yorkers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Advocates push for more protection for the city’s homeless population as COVID-19 cases rise in shelters.
The bill is expected to create 1,000 new apartments for the homeless per year.
The city estimates some 3,600 New Yorkers live on the streets.
Under the new rule, the city will require working homeless individuals in shelters to save about 30 percent of their income
The new efforts are part of a joint operation between the Department of Homeless Services and the NYPD
Advocates are calling on the city to build 24,000 new apartments specifically for homeless New Yorkers
Both shelters on Fourth Avenue are set to open in the fall
A new study explores the biggest factors that lead to homelessness
Housing issues have dogged New York City’s mayor since day one of his administration
The shelter will be located at 158 58th street, right behind One57 luxury condo
The number of people staying in shelters each night is big enough to be New York’s ninth-largest city
Some six in ten New Yorkers say they would actually support a shelter opening in their community