Department of Homeless Services

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Long Island City »

The city shelter will open Friday at The Verve Hotel, with room for 200 women.

Upper West Side »

Urban Pathways is working on getting a contract with DHS to host a "safe haven" at 54 W. 105th St. 

East Elmhurst »

The Landing homeless shelter in East Elmhurst has aroused backlash from some area residents.

Hollis »

Six apartment buildings on Hollis Avenue have recently been undergoing renovations.

Starrett City »

The nation's largest federally subsidized housing complex is accused of discrimination.

Elmhurst »

Comptroller Scott Stringer cited safety concerns at the seven-story shelter.

East Elmhurst »

The shelter opens Aug. 24 inside the former Clarion Hotel on Ditmars Boulevard.

Union Square »

311 received 20,242 homeless-related calls so far this year. For the same time in 2013 it was 12,715.

Washington Heights »

Locals say that residents from Fort Washington shelter have become more aggressive.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

The landlord at 60 Clarkson Ave. gave tenants 24 hours to move last month.

Elmhurst »

Comptroller Stringer said the Department of Homeless Services hadn't done enough to clear up violations.

Elmhurst »

The open violations at the former Pan Am hotel include issues with the sprinkler system.

Park Slope »

A 43-year-old woman hit another with a broomstick at the Park Slope Women's Shelter, police said.

Central Harlem »

Clyde Williams, who ran for Congress in 2012, wants to do something about Harlem's methadone clinics.

Elmhurst »

Comptroller Scott Stringer sent the contract back, citing health concerns for those living there.