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Sunnyside »

"That is a broken system," Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said of the city's use of commercial hotels.

Midtown »

Bill de Blasio vowed to end the use of hotels after a mom and her kids were killed in Staten Island. 

Sunnyside »

The city reserved all 82 rooms at the former Best Western on Hunters Point Avenue.

East Harlem »

City Council hopefuls attack each other over 125th Street and Lexington Avenue's quality-of-life issues.

Jamaica »

The city is planning to install additional lighting at the intersection where the attack occurred.

Long Island City »

The funding will allow the troop to serve 14 additional city shelter sites, officials said.

Crown Heights »

Despite local backlash, residents overall think the plan is a "good idea," a Baruch/NY1 poll found.

Central Harlem »

A block association member said she saw Department of Homeless Services employees inspecting the site. 

Crown Heights »

The new official would coordinate community complaints and help people volunteer at the facilities.

Park Slope »

There are 347 homeless people from Community Board 6, but beds for only 282, according to city stats.

Crown Heights »

Neighbors of 267 Rogers Ave. do not want transitional housing on their block, they said.

Bed-Stuy »

The mayor faced his first questions from the public about his plan for 90 new homeless shelters.

Civic Center »

The mayor also vowed to clear out all cluster sites and stop using hotels to house the homeless.

Flatiron »

The landlord of 25 W. 24th St. has decided to rent the building to someone else, a DHS spokeswoman said.

Civic Center »

Building violations in privately-owned shelters rose, according to the mayor's Shelter Repair Scorecard.