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Grandparents Who Parent Are Facing Budget Cuts
As AIDS Threat Changes, Push For Housing Renews
Cuomo's Cuts Could Hit The Poor
Housing That's More Than A Home
No Vacancy: Why Empty Condos Aren't Becoming Affordable Housing
For Transgender Homeless, Choice Of Shelter Can Prevent Violence
Report: NYC's Bail System Punishes The Poor
BIDs These Days
No Sign Of Mayor's Promised Antipoverty 'Zones'
From Haiti To A Housing Crisis: Earthquake Evacuees Struggle
Bronx Death Stirs Fears Of Homeless Attacks
Nonprofit Eyeing Distressed Buildings Faces Tenant Resistance
In School, Homeless Kids Face A Different Test
How Much Stimulus Money Went To Low Income Areas?
New Bill Would Change HIV Testing Across State
City Agencies Uneven On Voter Registration Push
Viewpoint: The Case For Closing Schools
Taking Attendance In Bloomberg Bid To Cut Truancy
Where The Homeless Kids Are
Tough Love In The Big City
Over 3,000 New Yorkers live on the streets or in the subways and nearly 40,000 reside in shelters. These numbers have soared in recent years reportedly due to the economic recession. With thousands of layoffs, it is not surprising that many New Yorkers found it challenging to keep up with home payments while keeping food on the table. Many turn to the shelters as a means of support during difficult times. The city’s Department of Homeless Services works to prevent homelessness and to aid those already homeless.
The Department of Homeless Services announced a "decline of 28 percent across the five boroughs since 2005." That was the good news.
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency recognized our coverage of staff sexual misconduct in New York's prisons and the housing challenges facing former inmates.
The number of homeless women veterans tracked by the federal Department of Veterans Affairs has more than doubled in the past five years, but they are poorly served by existing programs, an investigation finds.
A new report on homelessness in New York calls for some shelter residents to be housed for a year to 18 months, so they can get the time and resources needed to become self-sufficient.
A state judge ruled that New York can end a rent-subsidy program for formerly homeless people that lost its state and federal funding.
Advocates are speaking out against proposed cuts to programs that feed and house people living with HIV/AIDS.
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Yes, solving the homelessness crisis will take more affordable housing and living-wage jobs. But it will also require a better shelter system.
A new report finds black families are seven times more likely than whites to end up in the shelter system. For a minority group that's faced official and informal housing discrimination, poverty is only part of the explanation.
A report by Franklin Romeo and Jennifer Ching of (Queens Legal Services and Legal Services NYC) explores foreclosure risks in neighborhoods hit hard by Sandy and finds that some of the steps taken by banks in the wake of the storm "[create] a situation where a homeowner is likely to fall into a mortgage delinquency."
Three case studies: Ho w MBAs are transforming the ways nonprofits do business.