Octavio Estevez and his family got a new home on Edgecombe Avenue, making him eligible for a transplant.
The number of protesters at Zuccotti Park dwindled overnight as protesters sought shelter on their first night without tents and sleeping gear.
Some Occupy Wall Street protesters were heading towards a handful of Manhattan churches to seek shelter after being evicted from Zuccotti Park.
The policy, which was set to take effect Monday, would require homeless people seeking to shelter to prove they have nowhere else to go.
The city has designated certain areas of Manhattan as evacuation zones in case of a hurricane. Here's what to do if you live in one.
Advocates say the homeless should be allowed to sleep in public spaces without being hassled by police.
The Bowery Residents Committee is moving forward with its spring opening of a controversial Chelsea shelter.
With the ranks of the homeless growing, neighborhood leaders balk at plans to designate more space for shelters.
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