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Greenpoint »

Local officials called on DHS to host a public forum discussing the shelter planned for 56-66 Clay St.

Upper West Side »

The two West 95th Street buildings started as illegal hotels and later housed 400 homeless people.

Arverne »

An Arverne homeless shelter flooded Nov. 3 when a resident pulled a sink from the wall, officials said.

Elmhurst »

The shelters, which opened in the summer, will stay open permanently, officials said.

Upper West Side »

DHS had warned it would miss the deadline to move 200 people from the W. 95th Street shelter.

Upper West Side »

The shelter was supposed to move out 200 residents by Nov. 1 under an agreement with the city.

Far Rockaway »

The proposed site's location near five schools was a problem, politicians said.

Upper West Side »

The Department of Homeless Services said they will remove people sleeping in Verdi Park at W. 72nd St.

Far Rockaway »

Local representatives were informed Monday about the plan to open a shelter on Beach 8th Street. 

East Village »

Police and the Manhattan DA's office have begun arresting and prosecuting bodega workers selling K2.

Washington Heights »

A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Elmhurst »

New York City homeless shelters now house 54,841 people, including 23,000 children, records show.

Elmhurst »

The new protocol is one of many changes, according to an internal memo obtained by DNAinfo.

Elmhurst »

Residents were sent to watch "How to Train Your Dragon 2" as 550 people protested Pan Am shelter.

East Elmhurst »

DHS shot back, criticizing pols who "choose to distort the facts" as number of homeless families swells.