Department of Homeless Services

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Elmhurst »

The $23.8 million contract will allow Samaritan Village to operate the shelter through June 2017.

Central Harlem »

NYC Safe launched in August to provide care to violence-prone people with untreated mental illness.

East Elmhurst »

The shelter opened to more than 100 families in July 2014. 

Elmhurst »

The boy and his family were transferred out of the shelter for their protection, the city said.

Elmhurst »

City Mission started volunteering at the Pan Am shelter in response to the community's protests.

Upper West Side »

The city is creating permanent affordable housing for veterans on the Upper West Side.

NoHo »

Annabelle Selldorf is the architect for Aby Rosen's conversion of 350 Lafayette St.

Elmhurst »

Mei Hua Wang, 69, was picking up his granddaughter at P.S. 102 when he was punched, he said.

Kensington »

The new shelter at 385 McDonald Ave. will open the week of Dec. 7, officials said. 

Lower East Side »

311 complaints about homelessness and panhandling in the area have reached a five-year high, data shows.

Fort Greene »

Of the nearly 16,000 vouchers the city has issued since 2014, just over 3,200 have been used.

Sunset Park »

The shelter is scheduled to hold up to 150 men by mid-November.

Long Island City »

The city shelter will open Friday at The Verve Hotel, with room for 200 women.

Upper West Side »

Urban Pathways is working on getting a contract with DHS to host a "safe haven" at 54 W. 105th St. 

East Elmhurst »

The Landing homeless shelter in East Elmhurst has aroused backlash from some area residents.