The plan for a shelter was met with protests and opposed by local elected officials.
Queens residents protesting the city's plan to convert a Maspeth hotel into a homeless shelter say they have nothing against homeless people—they just don't want any in their neighborhood. [ more › ]
Public buildings in Los Angeles would be used to shelter the homeless under a plan that won preliminary approval by the City Council on Tuesday after officials raised the alarm over the growing number of people living on the streets...
The city is looking to turn a Holiday Inn in Queens into a new homeless shelter, sparking opposition from local pols.
Opponents of a proposed homeless shelter in Maspeth say they will demonstrate outside the home of a top city official Thursday night.