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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.

Civic Center »

NYPD Commissioner Bratton Has 'Concerns' About City's Municipal ID Plan

Commissioner Bratton said his office was just beginning to talk about the plan with the city council.

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.

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