Department of Homeless Services

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East Elmhurst »

The shelter opens Aug. 24 inside the former Clarion Hotel on Ditmars Boulevard.

Union Square »

311 received 20,242 homeless-related calls so far this year. For the same time in 2013 it was 12,715.

Washington Heights »

Locals say that residents from Fort Washington shelter have become more aggressive.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

The landlord at 60 Clarkson Ave. gave tenants 24 hours to move last month.

Elmhurst »

Comptroller Stringer said the Department of Homeless Services hadn't done enough to clear up violations.

Elmhurst »

The open violations at the former Pan Am hotel include issues with the sprinkler system.

Park Slope »

A 43-year-old woman hit another with a broomstick at the Park Slope Women's Shelter, police said.

Central Harlem »

Clyde Williams, who ran for Congress in 2012, wants to do something about Harlem's methadone clinics.

Elmhurst »

Comptroller Scott Stringer sent the contract back, citing health concerns for those living there.

Corona »

The plan will make big and small repairs at city shelters, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

Elmhurst »

Nearly a dozen mothers who live at the shelter inside the former Pan Am described terrible conditions.

Financial District »

The Department of Homeless Services' facelift was followed by a scathing report into city-run shelters.

Central Harlem »

Nearly 2,000 babies were born to families living in city shelters last year, a DHS official said.

East Flatbush »

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

Civic Center »

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