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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.

Upper West Side »

Documentary on Homeless Transgender Teens Aims to Change 'Hearts and Minds'

"Becoming Visible" is about youth struggling in New York City.

TriBeCa »

Donated Coats Bring Warmth to Homeless New Yorkers on Christmas

The New York City Rescue Mission hosted New York Cares' 25th annual coat drive on Wednesday.

Bed-Stuy »

New Bed-Stuy Housing Brings Support to Homeless AIDS Patients

The new Housing Works building serves 12 homeless AIDS patients.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Picks Lilliam Barrios-Paoli as Deputy Mayor

The veteran government appointee will serve as the head of the city's Health and Human Services.

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.

Lower East Side »

Luis Guzman's Lower East Side

The beloved actor who grew up in the neighborhood recalls his favorite haunts, past and present.

West Village »

Housing for Formerly Homeless AIDS Patients Reopens After Sandy

The nation's first residence for people with HIV and AIDS, located in the West Village, has reopened.

New York City »

City's Shelter Policy Leaves Homeless Families in the Cold, Quinn Says

Singles who are homeless and seeking a bed have a better shot during a cold snap, says Christine Quinn.

West Village »

Housing for Formerly Homeless AIDS Patients Needs $1M to Reopen After Sandy

Residents of the Bailey-Holt House in the West Village are now scattered across the city.

New York City »

Crime and Homelessness on the Rise, Mayor's Report Shows

The annual Mayor's Management Report showed rises in crime, but also in city tourism.

Greenpoint »

Controversial Greenpoint Homeless Shelter Welcomes First Residents

The shelter's opening was fought by neighbors, but welcomed by clients.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

City Still Looking for Good Samaritan Church to Shelter Greenpoint Homeless

Greenpoint homeless advocates say the city's funding offer to open a shelter was too vague for takers.

Manhattan »

Halt of Rent Subsidies Will Push Formerly Homeless Into Street, Critics Say

The Department of Homeless Services has announced it will not be writing February Advantage checks.

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