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Gibson Dunn & Crutcher's Randy Mastro (Credit: Getty Images)

Billionaires’ Row NIMBYs lean on Cuomo to stop shelter

The state agency responsible for giving the green light on a homeless shelter on Billionaires’ Row won’t open the...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Steven Banks and 127-03 20th Avenue (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

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...

Former City Council speaker Christine Quinn and 44 Victory Boulevard in Staten Island (Credit: Getty Images and Google Maps)

Plans move forward for homeless shelter on Staten Island

Former City Council speaker Christine Quinn and the city have taken the next step to build Staten Island’s second...

San Francisco’s largest homeless shelter poised to face legal battle

San Francisco city officials approved the city’s largest homeless shelter last week, but fervent opponents of the project say...

Realtor rents hotel rooms for homeless during deadly cold snap

With Chicago in the throes of a historic stretch of frigid weather this week, a South Side Realtor led...

City halts deal to buy 17 buildings from infamous Podolsky brothers

Mayor Bill de Blasio “paused” a deal with the notorious Podolsky brothers to acquire 17 “cluster site” homeless apartment...

Infamous Podolsky brothers being investigated for tax fraud: report

They served five years probation for grand larceny and coercion in the 1980s. But now it looks like the...

Raising the stakes on homeless space

Just north of Yankee Stadium, tucked between the Grand Concourse and the Major Deegan Expressway, the Bronx’s Highbridge neighborhood is poised for a big wave of gentrification. The neighborhood has seen rents rise faster...

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...

Why a veteran with $3,600-a-month housing stipend struggled to find housing in NYC

One U.S. Air Force veteran with a $3,600-a-month housing budget had to become homeless before he could find a...

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