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Advocates Rally to Support de Blasio's Efforts on Homelessness

Despite perception that homelessness is on the rise, advocates say the mayor has done well.

New York City »

De Blasio Blames Media Coverage of Homeless For Surge in 311 Complaints

The mayor said media coverage has increased concern about the homeless, prompting more 311 calls.

Washington Heights »

Growing Number of Men From Uptown Shelter Menacing Neighbors, Locals Say

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

Upper West Side »

UWS Building for Chronically Homeless Gets $13M Renovation

An Amsterdam Avenue SRO underwent a three-year-long renovation to transform its interior.

East Harlem »

Historic East Harlem Church Wants Security Fence Outside its Stoop

The fence is meant to bring safety to the homeless people who sleep on the church steps, officials said.

Greenwich Village »

Man Throws Coffee on Officer During Arrest for Sleeping on Bench: NYPD

The man tossed coffee after being told to take his sleeping bag off bench in Washington Square Park. 

East Village »

Controversial Police Patrol Tower Removed From Tompkins Square Park

The tower had been in the park for a week to monitor quality-of-life issues.

West Village »

Elderly Man Stabbed With Scissors By Homeless Woman, Police Say

Police said the 72-year-old man was walking on 14th Street and Seventh Avenue when he was attacked.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Formerly Homeless Tenants in Prospect-Lefferts Building Fight Order to Move

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

Bensonhurst »

2 Men Found Dead on LIRR Tracks, NYPD Says

Two men were found dead on a 10-foot stretch of track in Bensonhurst, police said.

Inwood »

'Badly Decomposed' Man Found on GWB Underpass, Police Say

Police officers found the unidentified man dead near the George Washington Bridge on Tuesday afternoon.

Upper West Side »

Mysterious Man in Cowboy Garb Has $800K Coming to Him, But Can't Be Found

Lawyers, investigators and long-lost family members are searching for the ex-Upper West Sider.

Astoria »

Homeless Man Burned in Possible Arson Attack, Police Say

The man caught fire while sleeping under the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, police said.

Upper West Side »

Homeless Sleeping by 72nd Street Subway to be Swept Out in City Crackdown

The Department of Homeless Services said they will remove people sleeping in Verdi Park at W. 72nd St.

Upper West Side »

Developer Blames Homeless in Bid to Replace Public Space With Retail

A developer in charge of a public atrium in Lincoln Square wants to turn it into commercial space.