Clyde Williams, who ran for Congress in 2012, wants to do something about Harlem's methadone clinics.
Comptroller Scott Stringer sent the contract back, citing health concerns for those living there.
The plan will make big and small repairs at city shelters, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
Nearly a dozen mothers who live at the shelter inside the former Pan Am described terrible conditions.
The Department of Homeless Services' facelift was followed by a scathing report into city-run shelters.
Nearly 2,000 babies were born to families living in city shelters last year, a DHS official said.
Apartments should be leased to homeless families instead, they say, with the help of a rental subsidy.
The Department of Investigation said that conditions at city shelters need immediate action.
A number of rooms at a hotel near the Jamaica AirTrain station are being used to house homeless people.
From pedestrian deaths to Columbia's sexual assault protests, we looked back at the year's big events.
Police responded to 1,867 911 calls at the BRC shelter from Jan. 1 to Nov. 10, records show.
A hero barista, a late-night sauna party, oyster happy hours and more made news this week.
The city booked 100 rooms at a Jamaica hotel for a "government group" and used them for homeless people.
Local officials called on DHS to host a public forum discussing the shelter planned for 56-66 Clay St.
The two West 95th Street buildings started as illegal hotels and later housed 400 homeless people.
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