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Lower East Side »

Photographer Buys the Homeless Coffee and Tells Their Stories

Real estate agent and photographer Justyna Czekaj shares the stories of the homeless community. 

East Flatbush »

Convert Homeless Shelters Back to Apartments, Advocates Say

Apartments should be leased to homeless families instead, they say, with the help of a rental subsidy.

Civic Center »

City Turns 'Blind Eye' to Lethal Dangers in Homeless Shelters, Report Says

The Department of Investigation said that conditions at city shelters need immediate action. 

Civic Center »

De Blasio Asks Albany for Permanent Control of Schools, $300M for NYCHA

The mayor also criticized some of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget plans.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Church Opens Homeless Program Despite Protests

The church now offers 10 beds for the local homeless population.

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Pastor to Talk 'Harsh Realities' of Homelessness After Man Dies

A 41-year-old homeless man died in McGolrick Park earlier this month, police said.

Fort Greene »

Homeless Encampment Threatening Dog Owners in Fort Greene Park, Locals Say

Police have been called to Fort Greene Park five times in the past five months, records show.

East Harlem »

Local Organization Plans to Make 10,000 Sandwiches to Fight Hunger

One ambitious non-profit aims to feed every hungry New Yorker on World Food Day.

Mount Hope »

Locals Unhappy with Drug Use, Littering at Devanney Triangle

The small park is located along East Burnside Avenue between Grand Concourse and Creston Avenue.

Concourse »

Homeless Families Spend Night at Bronx Intake Center

The five families stayed overnight on Monday, according to the Department of Homeless Services.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Police Called to Women's Shelter More Than 1,800 Times Since 2003

Residents say fights and crime occur regularly at the 200-bed shelter in Downtown Brooklyn.

Longwood »

Families Overwhelmed by Closing of Bronx Homeless Shelter

The city homeless services failed to properly monitor the agency that ran the building, an audit found.

East New York »

East New York State Senate Candidate Recalls Own History of Homelessness

Sean Henry, who is 36, said his experiences as a homeless teen put him in a unique position to serve.

Belmont »

Former Marine Holds Cleanup at Property That He Wants to Use to House Vets

Gonzalo Duran hopes to turn the house into a place where returning veterans can stay.

Upper East Side »

Longtime UES Homeless Man Remembered by Local Business Community

Locals want to honor Richard Coleman with a donation to an organization that fights homelessness.