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Homeless New York City

Homeless Group Books 100 Rooms At Radisson, Manager Says They're 'Not A Shelter'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact

A New York City hotel was excited when the city booked 100 rooms during a notoriously slow season. But when the establishment learned that the guests ...

How Landlords Profit From Homeless | Posted 02.11.2013 | Impact

Willy Machan acknowledges he is a gadfly, someone who writes bristling letters to local officials to get conditions improved in his grim single-room-o...

How a Homeless Guy Inspired Me to Launch My Start-Up

Kofi Frimpong | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Kofi Frimpong

What if I partnered with local soup kitchens and homeless shelters to set up a system where restaurant customers could purchase cheap and healthy meals that soup kitchen volunteers could pick up and give to the needy?

Homeless Advocates Protest Treatment By NYPD | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

MIDTOWN -- Homeless advocates claim aggressive police action is robbing them of their right to sleep. While complaints about panhandlers increase i...

On the Street Where She Lives

Stephanie Gertler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Gertler

I grew up in Manhattan on the Upper East Side where the homeless (a term unused back then) were oddities in the 1960's and 1970's, and quickly carted off lest the neighborhood be "sullied."