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Critics sue to block College Point homeless shelter

UPDATE: May 15, 2019, 10:15 a.m.: A group of residents in College Point, Queens, is trying to stop the...

After 40 years, the city is updating its RFP process for homeless shelters

The city updated its RFP process for homeless shelters for the first time in 40 years as Mayor Bill...

Legal Aid wants thousands of homeless New Yorkers to be protected under rent regulations

A potential precedent-setting case by the Legal Aid Society seeks to win tenants’ rights for thousands of homeless New...

Fruchthandler family pays $31M for Flatbush building

Brooklyn investor Abraham Fruchthandler has scooped up an 86,000-square-foot building in Flatbush for $31 million, property records show. Tilden...

Landlord warned city about manager of Bronx shelter where girls died: report

A landlord repeatedly warned the city that the nonprofit operating a homeless shelter where two girls died from a...

City spent more than $600 per night housing homeless people at Times Square hotel

For City Hall, fighting homelessness comes with a heavy price tag: the de Blasio administration in one instance paid...

De Blasio appoints former homeless-services chief Family Court judge

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday appointed former Commissioner of Homeless Services, Gilbert Taylor, as a Family Court judge....

De Blasio sending canvassers to help city’s homeless population

Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking measures to curb the city’s homelessness problem by sending teams of social workers...

Investigation finds homeless shelters in shambles

The city’s homeless shelter system is suffering from deplorable conditions in many buildings, according to a Department of Investigation...

Criticized shelter provider scores $15M city contract

A Bronx nonprofit has scored a five-year contract from the city worth $5 million to run a homeless shelter less...

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