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HUD Secretary Carson: Religious orgs should rescue homeless

HUD Secretary Carson: Religious orgs should rescue homeless

Homelessness in Los Angeles is a crisis that has vexed government officials for years but Housing and Urban Development...

HUD Secretary Carson: Religious orgs should rescue homeless
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (Credit: Getty Images)

Landlords cheer CoJo’s plan for homeless, but warn of problems

Landlords are lauding City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s proposal to expand rental assistance as part of his new plan...

Landlords cheer CoJo’s plan for homeless, but warn of problems
Carl Heastie highlighted homelessness and housing affordability in remarks to open the 2020 session (Credit: Facebook, Getty Images)

Heastie drills down on homelessness, affordable housing

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie surprised observers Thursday night when he highlighted homelessness in his opening remarks for the 2020...

Heastie drills down on homelessness, affordable housing
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Here’s why Jersey City is joining Newark in suing de Blasio

Jersey City has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit over New York City’s controversial homeless relocation program,...

Here’s why Jersey City is joining Newark in suing de Blasio
Council Council member Rafael Salamanca Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council passes homeless set-aside bill

Developers of certain residential projects will soon have to set aside 15 percent of their apartments for homeless individuals. The City Council on Thursday passed a bill that will require these homeless units in...

City Council passes homeless set-aside bill
Mayor Bill de Blasio will ask developers to house the homeless (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

De Blasio’s plan for street homeless aims for 1,000 new units

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a plan Tuesday to house thousands of people living on New York City’s streets....

De Blasio’s plan for street homeless aims for 1,000 new units
Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Mayor agrees to require units for homeless in city-backed projects

The City Council has persuaded Mayor Bill de Blasio to require that some apartments in large city-financed projects be...

Mayor agrees to require units for homeless in city-backed projects
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...

Billionaires’ Row NIMBYs lean on Cuomo to stop shelter
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...

Critics sue to block College Point homeless shelter
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...

Plans move forward for homeless shelter on Staten Island
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