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.
The City Council voted Tuesday to sue the Bloomberg administration to halt a new homeless intake policy.
The policy, which was set to take effect Monday, would require homeless people seeking to shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.
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.
A new policy announced by the Department of Homeless Services will require shelter seekers to prove that they have nowhere else to stay.
Homeless people continue to flock to Broadway's plazas, but advocates say intervention takes patience and time.
Benches that homeless slept on at an Upper East Side co-op plaza have been donated to a homeless shelter's garden.
Neighbors of a soon-to-open homeless shelter reiterated concerns at a rowdy community meeting Tuesday.
Locals want the men's shelter out of the former Bellevue Psychiatric building, but they're still helping the homeless.
The city is renting rooms for homeless men in buildings with serious safety violations.
Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal will introduce legislation to stop the city from moving homeless into "illegal hotels."
The city tried to shut down two single-room occupancy hotels in 2007, now it's renting rooms from them.
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