1 in 9 NYC students were homeless last year

A new report from Advocates for Children outlines causes of the 14% increase, including the ongoing migrant crisis.


Finding ways to end cycles of domestic violence and homelessness

Nonprofit leaders, experts and policymakers gathered at City & State’s “Blueprint for Change: Ending Cycles of Gender-Based Violence & Homelessness” conference to bring light to key obstacles faced by survivors.


Adams’ proposed changes to right to shelter would not be limited to migrant crisis

The city wants the court to relieve it of the right to shelter mandate whenever the homeless population spikes amid a state of emergency.


Opinion: The New York City Council must override Adams' vetoes and increase housing voucher access

Significant policy reforms for addressing the homelessness crisis are at stake.


Eric Adams touts homelessness progress as veto battle brews with the City Council

The mayor said his action to expand rental assistance has helped hundreds of families. Meanwhile, the City Council prepares for a veto override to expand assistance further.


Homeless sweeps a 'failure,' NYC comptroller says in audit

Of the 2,308 people involuntarily removed from street encampments, just three ended up in permanent housing.

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Editor’s note: There’s no such thing as homelessness fraud

If someone is seeking a bed in a shelter, it’s because they need a bed in a shelter.


Mayor, City Council head for likely veto showdown over expanding housing vouchers

Mayor Eric Adams vetoed a package of bills expanding access to housing vouchers, but the City Council is prepared to vote to override the veto.

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Editor’s note: Poor air quality just added to the problems homeless people face in New York City

People living on the street were among the most vulnerable to the wildfire smoke that blanketed the city.


Homeless persons among most vulnerable as air quality remains unhealthy

As many New Yorkers remain on city streets exposed to potential health risks, advocates and city outreach teams have fanned out across the city, administering aid and encouraging people to come indoors.


Why does Eric Adams oppose legislation that could free up shelter space?

City Hall said that council legislation to expand eligibility for housing vouchers would cost billions and make it more difficult for those most in need to access them.


Adams calls for stronger mental health interventions following Jordan Neely’s killing

Mayor Eric Adams did not directly criticize Daniel Penny, the former Marine who put Neely into a deadly chokehold on a subway car


After criticism, Hochul tries to clarify comments on subway killing

Progressives criticized the governor – and Mayor Adams – for not forcefully condemning the killing of Jordan Neely.


Bill for privacy in homeless shelters unites progressives, conservatives

New York City Council members say individual sleeping areas would improve homeless New Yorkers’ quality of life.