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Homeless Families Flock To Shelters During This Summer

The city is gearing up for more families to enter the shelter system: The NY Times reports, "Because the homeless population this spring was up more than 20 percent over last spring, possibly because of higher unemployment, officials are girding for an all-time high in the number of families in shelters at once, expecting close to 10,000. Already, the number has reached 9,420.
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Homeless Can Be Evicted From Shelters Over Violations

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

The NY Times reports that the Department of Homeless Services is enacting a new policy giving shelters more power to evict homeless families: "Homeless families can be kicked out of city shelters for repeatedly breaking rules like s... Read Post

City Wants Homeless Families Out Of Shelters Fast

United States / New York : Gothamist (4 years ago)

As more families move into homeless shelters, the city keeps trying to get them to leave shelters sooner. In the past two years, the number of homeless families in shelters has surged by more than 50 percent to 8,600, while the leng... Read Post

Homeless Families With Children Crowd NYC Shelters

United States / New York : Gothamist (6 years ago)

The number of homeless families with children entering New York City shelters has risen dramatically in recent months, hitting an all-time high in November, when 9,720 families were reported in the municipal shelter system. Accordin... Read Post


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