Department of Homeless Services

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Flatiron »

The city has been housing homeless families in a Madison Avenue boutique hotel since August.

Rockaway Beach »

The city said it is unusual, but not unprecedented, to book rooms for the homeless that remain empty.

Rockaway Beach »

The bar and restaurant with rooms above it is set to close Nov. 1, 2016, its manager said. 

Maspeth »

The city will still rent rooms to homeless adults at the Maspeth Holiday Inn Express, officials said. 

Maspeth »

Bill de Blasio said protesters who have been at Steven Banks' house should go to Gracie Mansion instead.

Maspeth »

Protesters said they would return to Steven Banks' Brooklyn home until the city ends the shelter plan.

Maspeth »

HRA Commissioner Steven Banks has also filed a complaint due to threats made against him. 

Corona »

The city has been renting rooms at the Holiday Inn Express at 113-10 Horace Harding Expressway.

Chelsea »

Breaking Ground will present plans for its 47-bed shelter at a Community Board 5 meeting on Thursday.

Woodside »

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said neither he or other community leaders were notified of the use.

Bed-Stuy »

Locals opposing the proposed drop-in center say the neighborhood is oversaturated wth shelters.

East Williamsburg »

New York Loft Hostel will close after August 15 to make way for a 140-bed shelter.

Jackson Heights »

A controversial idea on how to address a homeless issue got the thumbs-up from some advocates.

Travis »

The city moved the last families from hotels in Travis Friday, officials said.

Kips Bay »

John Jemison, 45, threatened to kill the victim after arguing over money, police said.