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East Elmhurst »

East Elmhurst, Rockaway Homeless Shelters Pop Up Without Notice: Officials

DHS shot back, criticizing pols who "choose to distort the facts" as number of homeless families swells.

Upper West Side »

NYPD Commander Agrees to Stop Raids at UWS Homeless Shelter Amid Protest

Members of the activist group Picture the Homeless crowded a community precinct meeting Wednesday.

Upper West Side »

Bratton Ends Raids on UWS Homeless Shelter

Commissioner Bratton said the raids were "well-intended" but would not continue. 

Upper West Side »

City to Cut Homeless Population at Controversial UWS Shelter by Half

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Tillary Street Women's Shelter Rife With Violence, Residents Say

Attacks and other incidents have sent police there at least nine times this year, records show.

East Harlem »

Felony Assaults at Wards Island Homeless Shelters on the Rise

More peace officers are being dispatched to patrol the shelters after an 80 percent jump in assaults.

Upper West Side »

New UWS Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal to Tackle Homeless Shelter, Bike Lane

Rosenthal talked to DNAinfo New York about her top goals for the neighborhood. 

Park Slope »

Park Slope Women's Shelter Expands as City's Homelessness Crisis Grows

The shelter, on Eighth Avenue and 14th Street, houses mentally ill, chemically addicted women.

Greenpoint »

Homeless Man Dies in Greenpoint Park Amid Cuts to Local Shelter Funding

A man froze to death in McGolrick Park last week as advocates learned funding had been cut for a shelter.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Group Hopes to Help Needy Kids with Holiday Toy Drive

The Sutphin Boulevard BID is launching its first toy drive.

Bed-Stuy »

Plan to Turn Bed-Stuy Homeless Shelter to Rec Center Moving Forward

The Department of Homeless Services says it will look at converting part of the Sumner Armory.

Carroll Gardens »

Pols Blast City's Dismissal of Violations for Proposed Homeless Shelter

Local officials have called for an investigation into the proposed shelter at 165 W. Ninth St.

Upper West Side »

Neighborhood Group Files Lawsuit Against City Over UWS Shelter

Neighborhood in the Nineties is suing the city over a controversial West 95th Street shelter.

Longwood »

Landlord Seeks Permit for Illegal Bronx Homeless Shelter

The city council will decide whether to legalize a building used as a shelter without the proper permits.

East New York »

'Sisterhood' of Lady Riders a Growing Force in City's Motor Clubs

Dozens of all-women teams are changing the face of New York's motor circuit, one charity at a time. 

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