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Hundreds Protest W. 95th Street Homeless Shelters at Hearing with City Reps

Homeless Services leaders heard testimony from residents angry about two new homeless shelters.

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Local Pols Blast Proposal to Install Carroll Gardens Homeless Shelter

Elected officials sent a letter to the DHS commissioner demanding more time for community feedback.

Manhattan »

Street Homeless Numbers Soar

The number of homeless men and women sleeping on the streets is up 23 percent this year.

Manhattan »

City's Controversial Homeless Policy Shot Down, Marking Win for Quinn

A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.

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City Council Sues Bloomberg Administration Over Homeless Shelter Policy

The City Council has sued the Bloombereg administration over "cruel" new homeless policy.

Manhattan »

Council Votes to Sue Bloomberg Over Homeless Policy

The City Council voted Tuesday to sue the Bloomberg administration to halt a new homeless intake policy.

Manhattan »

Council Pans New Homeless Policy Amid Record Shelter Population

City Council members slammed the Bloomberg administration Wednesday for a new homeless shelter policy that forces those seeking help to prove they have nowhere else to go.

Manhattan »

Controversial New Policy Forces Homeless to Prove They Have Nowhere to Go

A new policy announced by the Department of Homeless Services will require shelter seekers to prove that they have nowhere else to stay.

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State Cuts Would Force Thousands Into Homeless Shelters, Mayor Says

Mayor Bloomberg said the city may need to build 70 new homeless shelters to make up for cuts to state aid.

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City Rent Subsidy Program Comes Under Fire from Comptroller

The city is being criticized for failures in a rent subsidy program designed to keep families out of shelters.