The record high nearly 60,000 people living in the city’s shelter system isn’t the only homeless crisis Mayor de Blasio is battling.
Under fire from Comptroller Scott Stringer and Governor Cuomo for the persistently decrepit state of the city's homeless shelter system, Mayor de Blasio is pledging to fix up and maintain shelters. Stringer's office announced today ...
Homeless New Yorkers and activists for the city’s most vulnerable will camp out in front of City Hall on Thursday to pressure Mayor de Blasio to set aside more housing for people in need.
The number of New Yorkers living in homeless shelters has hit a record high, and should pass 60,000 for the first time in the coming days.
According to data collected by Coalition for the Homeless, more than 60,000 people?25,000 of them children?will sleep in the city's shelter system tonight, an increase of 10,000 from when de Blasio took office a year ago. [ more › ]