Residents said old mattresses sat in the hallways for weeks and the fire escapes were in disrepair.
The Greenpoint Reformed Church has opened its doors to 10 men, but some residents have complained.
A group of residents is suing the city for planning to place 170 people in a building meant for 30.
Homeless veterans displaced by Sandy from a shelter in LIC have moved into the Carroll Gardens shelter.
Mayor appointed Brad Gair, former deputy commissioner of OEM, as director of housing recovery operations.
Evacuees from Hurricane Sandy were sent to 15 remaining shelters around the city.
Housing Solutions USA promises a seven-person security guard staff and cameras throughout the facility.
Elected officials sent a letter to the DHS commissioner demanding more time for community feedback.
A local church will begin housing the men who sleep in local parks and streets in time for winter.
The city is seeking proposals for 50,000 square feet of space in the Bedford-Atlantic Armory
Elected officials made a last attempt to stop a move by the city to house 400 homeless adults uptown.
The city's 200-bed Greenpoint shelter has posted hiring ads for a slated September opening.
A judge blocked the city from implementing a new homeless shelter policy pursued by Mayor Bloomberg.
Greenpoint homeless advocates say the city's funding offer to open a shelter was too vague for takers.
The city sued single-room occupancy building owners who rented rooms to tourists.
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