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Elmhurst »

Elmhurst children yelled "shame on you" outside the newly opened Pan Am shelter.

Upper West Side »

Members of the activist group Picture the Homeless crowded a community precinct meeting Wednesday.

Elmhurst »

The owner of the building also owns other shelters across the city.

Upper West Side »

The 24th Precinct plans to conduct more raids to find residents with outstanding warrants. 

Upper West Side »

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

Park Slope »

The shelter, on Eighth Avenue and 14th Street, houses mentally ill, chemically addicted women.

Bed-Stuy »

The Department of Homeless Services says it will look at converting part of the Sumner Armory.

Carroll Gardens »

Local officials have called for an investigation into the proposed shelter at 165 W. Ninth St.

Longwood »

The city council will decide whether to legalize a building used as a shelter without the proper permits.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

A new CityBench at 10th Avenue and 46th Street has become a magnet for the homeless, locals say.

Upper West Side »

A pair of homeless shelters planned for West 95th Street were rejected by City Comptroller Liu. 

New York City »

The program sends homeless families to buildings while displacing rent-stabilized renters, critics say.

Longwood »

Residents said old mattresses sat in the hallways for weeks and the fire escapes were in disrepair.

Greenpoint »

The Greenpoint Reformed Church has opened its doors to 10 men, but some residents have complained.

Carroll Gardens »

A group of residents is suing the city for planning to place 170 people in a building meant for 30.