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City to give notice before opening new homeless shelters

The Department of Homeless Services has vowed to give communities and elected officials one week’s notice before opening new...

Elmhurst residents boo homeless at Pan Am shelter meeting

Tempers flared over a newly opened homeless shelter at the former Pan American Hotel in Elmhurst, Queens flared at a...

NYC landlords find homeless are lucrative tenants

Paying rent-stabilized tenants lump sums of cash to move is a quotidian strategy for landlords eager to cash in...

After budget cuts end rent subsidies, former homeless fear return to shelters

A formerly homeless couple says their landlord is trying to kick them out of their Corona studio in an...

City Council to join lawsuit blocking Chelsea homeless shelter

PropertyShark) The New York City Council is planning to join in a lawsuit attempting to block the Bowery Residents...

Possible expansion of Bed-Stuy shelter worries residents and advocates

The city is considering doubling the capacity of the Pamoja House homeless shelter, at 357 Marcus Garvey Boulevard in...

Upper West Siders fear influx of homeless

Residents of the Upper West Side who say their neighborhood has become a dumping ground for homeless people gathered at Community Board 7 last night to protest a planned homeless facility on West 94th...

City denies aid while testing housing program

In an effort to assess its Homebase housing program, the city is denying assistance for two years to people...

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Cuomo sister plans large Greenpoint shelter

Maria Cuomo Cole Andrew Cuomo’s sister is looking to turn a four-story Greenpoint industrial building into one of the largest homeless shelters in Northern Brooklyn, according to the Brooklyn Paper. Maria Cuomo Cole, who...

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In the wake of the Department of Homeless Services‘ proposal to drop a rent payment requirement for lodging in...

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