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Kew Gardens »

The hotel said it had to cancel the stays because its rooms sustained water damage.

Sunnyside »

"That is a broken system," Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said of the city's use of commercial hotels.

Midtown »

Bill de Blasio vowed to end the use of hotels after a mom and her kids were killed in Staten Island. 

Williamsburg »

The city will use The Metropolitan to house homeless residents for at least two years, officials said.

Sunnyside »

The city reserved all 82 rooms at the former Best Western on Hunters Point Avenue.

Kingsbridge »

According to the city, 359 people from CB 8 currently live in shelters in other parts of the city.

East Elmhurst »

Neighbors protested outside of the hotel Thursday, although the city said a shelter isn't coming.

Long Island City »

The funding will allow the troop to serve 14 additional city shelter sites, officials said.

Elmhurst »

Joslyn Carter, a longtime associate commissioner, will lead the agency, officials said. 

Crown Heights »

The legal agreement issued Monday ends a nearly two-month court battle over 1173 Bergen St.

Crown Heights »

Despite local backlash, residents overall think the plan is a "good idea," a Baruch/NY1 poll found.

Crown Heights »

A day after the shelter opened, a judge granted opponents a temporary stay on more families moving in.

Crown Heights »

Ten families with children moved into the Crown Heights facility Monday, the city said.

East Flatbush »

Residents say they weren't told before homeless men moved into the former Kingsboro Psychiatric Center.

Crown Heights »

The new official would coordinate community complaints and help people volunteer at the facilities.