Tag: department of homeless services
about 2 months ago
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NYC migrant surge a ‘powder keg’ for ‘disaster,’ Queens BP Donovan Richards warns

“It’s a powder keg in Queens at this point,” said Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.

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about 2 months ago
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Ready to blow: NY shelter population hits record as migrants keep rolling in

The Department of Homeless Services’ tally recorded 62,174 people living in city shelters on Monday.

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2 months ago
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NYC to set up large tents, prepare cots to house mass influx of migrants

New York will begin setting up large tents to house intake centers and cots for the flood of migrants arriving daily ...

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2 months ago
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Migrant mom commits suicide in NYC shelter: Mayor Adams

A migrant mother who recently arrived in the Big Apple committed suicide in a city facility on Sunday, Mayor Eric Ada...

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2 months ago
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Eric Adams mulls suit against Texas, Gov. Abbott over migrant bus influx

New York City is considering legal action against Texas and other states led by Republican governors along the southe...

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2 months ago
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City Hall seeks ‘right to shelter’ trims as Adams surveys migrant crisis firsthand

Brendan McGuire wants to cut protections that guarantee homeless New Yorkers speedy access to a bed as the wave of 11...

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3 months ago
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Adams says NYC shelters at ‘breaking point’ after thousands of migrant arrivals

City Hall says that “nearly 11,000” people have streamed up from the southern border over the course of the summer.

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3 months ago
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Flood of migrants helps lead to worst NYC shelter failure in more than decade

Sixty men seeking shelter were out of luck Monday night when the city’s Department of Homeless Services failed to fin...

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3 months ago
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Commissioner Gary Jenkins’ break from NYC border crisis no biggie, Mayor Adams says

“I have the utmost confidence in Gary — and Gary’s going nowhere,” Mayor Eric Adams said about embattled Department o...

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3 months ago
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NYC opens $6M ‘welcome center’ for flood of migrants, kids shipped here

The NYC facility aims at enrolling their children in schools, offering job placement and helping the migrants complet...

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3 months ago
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NYC social services commissioner Gary Jenkins on vacation as migrant crisis swells

The Big Apple’s embattled social services chief, Gary Jenkins, will be out of the office for nearly two weeks as the ...

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3 months ago
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Language barrier leaves Venezuelan migrant family stuck in NYC shelter without food

The pair fled Venezuela to escape the soaring crime and economic collapse that have defined the term of the country’s...

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3 months ago
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Wait goes on for NYC housing vouchers despite ‘immediate’ fix pledge

“The City must make good on their promise and amend its rules to enable eligible households immediate access to renta...

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3 months ago
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NYC could spend $300M annually to house migrants in hotels: analysis

The Big Apple could be on the hook for more than $300 million per year to provide shelter space in hotels for newly a...

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4 months ago
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NYC’s former ‘Lullaby of Broadway’ hotel being turned into migrant shelter: sources

A luxury Manhattan hotel once touted as the “Lullaby of Broadway” will soon be providing beddy-bye to hundreds of asy...

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4 months ago
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Eric Adams defends Social Services commissioner, hiring of casino pal

Mayor Adams’ response during a slew of morning TV and radio interviews came just hours after he ducked out of an even...

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4 months ago
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Adams quietly seeks rush NYC shelter for migrants shipped from border: docs

Adams’ Department of Homeless Services requested Thursday that the city’s non-profit shelter operators prepare and su...

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4 months ago
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Biden officials reportedly give migrants wrong NYC homeless shelter address

One family from Venezuela was forced to sleep in a car after being turned away from a Manhattan shelter that doesn’t ...

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4 months ago
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NYC private sector teams with Mayor Adams to get homeless off streets

The majority of the funding will be delivered via a “Homeless Assistance Fund.”

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4 months ago
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Eric Adams calls Govs. Abbott and Ducey ‘cowards’ for sending migrants to DC

“Our country is home of the free, land of the brave,” Mayor Eric Adams said during a City Hall news conference about ...

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4 months ago
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Migrants sent to NYC amid homeless shelter crisis have no local ties, were directed here by Biden...

On Tuesday, Adams said more than 2,800 asylum-seeking migrants entered the city’s shelter system in recent weeks and ...

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4 months ago
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Border crisis hits NYC: Adams calls on Biden as shelters overrun with migrants

Adams called on President Biden to send “additional federal resources immediately” so the city can handle the overflow.

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6 months ago
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City Hall says 1,300 homeless NYers moved from subway to shelter since crackdown

“Three months into our work making subways safer and connecting New Yorkers in need with services, and it is evident ...

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7 months ago
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City sweeps have prompted just 39 homeless New Yorkers to shelter since March

Mayor Eric Adams’ homeless encampment sweeps are prompting an average of less than one homeless New Yorker per day to...

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7 months ago
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Plan for second Chinatown homeless shelter nixed after criticism

City Hall has nixed plans to open a new homeless shelter in Chinatown, following a wave of complaints from local resi...

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8 months ago
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Adams vows to fix bureaucracy that left 2K apartments for homeless empty

“The lack of focus by city agencies to place unhoused New Yorkers, who need additional supportive services, in thousa...

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8 months ago
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Lawmakers demand fix after Post reveals 2K empty apartments for homeless

City lawmakers demanded that Mayor Eric Adams take quick action to fill the roughly 2,500 empty city apartments for h...

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8 months ago
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Enough units to house all NYC’s homeless are sitting vacant: survey

A recent survey by the Supportive Housing Network of New York found that 10 percent of the city’s apartments for home...

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9 months ago
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Adams decries homeless shelter failings exposed by Post: ‘We have to do better’

The mayor’s remarks Thursday came in response to a series of articles in The Post this week.

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9 months ago
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Most city homeless shelters don’t offer needed mental health services

Fewer than half of the Big Apple’s specialized shelters meant to help the chronically homeless can offer on-site ment...

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9 months ago
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‘I feel like I’m back in jail’: Life inside NYC’s broken shelter system

Homeless New Yorkers reveal why they refuse to live in mice-infested, dangerous shelters as Mayor Eric Adams tackles ...

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9 months ago
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Only fraction of promised outreach teams sent to NYC subways on 1st day of program

Eric Adams’ plan to connect the homeless and mentally ill to services promised 30 teams of homeless outreach workers,...

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11 months ago
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De Blasio nearly let $38M go to operator whose shelter killed two kids

The money would have flowed through a $38.7 million deal to operate and renovate a rundown shelter owned by Bushwick ...

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about 1 year ago
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City orders scandal-marred shelter operator CORE Services to shut down

CORE’s shelters will either be shuttered or transferred to new operators over the coming months, though no hard deadl...

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about 1 year ago
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Embattled social services boss Steve Banks to leave City Hall

The city’s social and homeless services commissioner Steve Banks has ended his pursuit of a position in Mayor-elect E...

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about 1 year ago
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‘We don’t feel our kids are safe’: Outrage over pedophiles in NYC shelter

City officials stuck five registered sex offenders into a homeless shelter surrounded by schools in Manhattan’s Finan...

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about 1 year ago
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Troubled NYC shelter operators have scored $4 billion in city contracts, records show

More than $4 billion has flowed from City Hall to scandal-tarred shelter operators over the last eight years.

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about 1 year ago
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Can’t ‘just get rid of everyone who does anything wrong’: de Blasio on shelter mess

Mayor Bill de Blasio was forced once again to defend his embattled homeless shelter system Monday after a weekend of ...

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about 1 year ago
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NYC homeless-shelter operator stashed pals on payroll, created lucrative spin-offs: records

CORE Services Group CEO Jack Brown allegedly stashed kin on the payroll and funneled millions of dollars into compani...

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