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Far Rockaway »

City Plans Second Homeless Shelter in Rockaway, Local Pol Says

Local representatives were informed Monday about the plan to open a shelter on Beach 8th Street. 

East Village »

Bodegas Selling $2 Hits of Dangerous Synthetic Marijuana, City Warns

Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.

Washington Heights »

Homeless Camp Growing in Washington Heights Park, Locals Say

A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Elmhurst »

Homeless Population Has Surged by More Than 20,000 in Last Five Years

New York City homeless shelters now house 54,841 people, including 23,000 children, records show.

Elmhurst »

7-Day Notice Mandated for New Homeless Shelters in Policy Overhaul

The new protocol is one of many changes, according to an internal memo obtained by DNAinfo.

Elmhurst »

Homeless Shelter Residents Bused to the Movies Ahead of Protest

Residents were sent to watch "How to Train Your Dragon 2" as 550 people protested Pan Am shelter.

East Elmhurst »

East Elmhurst, Rockaway Homeless Shelters Pop Up Without Notice: Officials

DHS shot back, criticizing pols who "choose to distort the facts" as number of homeless families swells.

Elmhurst »

Homeless Shelter Residents Booed, Told to 'Get a Job' at Queens Protest

Elmhurst children yelled "shame on you" outside the newly opened Pan Am shelter.

Upper West Side »

NYPD Commander Agrees to Stop Raids at UWS Homeless Shelter Amid Protest

Members of the activist group Picture the Homeless crowded a community precinct meeting Wednesday.

Elmhurst »

Pan Am Hotel Quietly Reopens as Homeless Shelter

The owner of the building also owns other shelters across the city.

Upper West Side »

More Raids Planned for UWS Homeless Shelter, Police Say

The 24th Precinct plans to conduct more raids to find residents with outstanding warrants. 

Upper West Side »

City to Cut Homeless Population at Controversial UWS Shelter by Half

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Women's Shelter Expands as City's Homelessness Crisis Grows

The shelter, on Eighth Avenue and 14th Street, houses mentally ill, chemically addicted women.

Bed-Stuy »

Plan to Turn Bed-Stuy Homeless Shelter to Rec Center Moving Forward

The Department of Homeless Services says it will look at converting part of the Sumner Armory.

Carroll Gardens »

Pols Blast City's Dismissal of Violations for Proposed Homeless Shelter

Local officials have called for an investigation into the proposed shelter at 165 W. Ninth St.

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