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New York Homeless Shelters

De Blasio: It's 'Unacceptable' For Working New Yorkers To Have To Live In Shelters

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact

While New York City recently passed legislation securing paid sick leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged much work is still needed to fight income ...

When the Right to Shelter Isn't Quite Right

Ralph da Costa Nunez | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York
Ralph da Costa Nunez

New York City has always provided for those in need. What is in question now is how to do so in an efficient, effective, and humane way, one that is fair to both those citizens truly in need and those New Yorkers who are paying the bill.

Janell Ross

New York City Homeless Have Their Own Shelter Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Ronald Miller has a plan. Miller, 56, hasn’t had a reliable place to sleep in eight years. Yet with a nor'easter that the storm enth...

City's Homeless Children Population Nears Great Depression Highs

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 03.05.2013 | New York

City records show the number of homeless children living in New York City shelters rose to a staggering 19,000 last week, The Daily News reports. ...

Running Out of Beds

Mary Brosnahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mary Brosnahan

Mayor Bloomberg's responsible for this crisis. Since Bloomberg cut homeless families off from Section 8 vouchers and public housing priority, more families, not less, poured into the shelter system.