homeless

Tue, Apr 15, 2014, 1:07am

A long-controversial homeless shelter on the Upper West Side will cut its number of residents in half from 400 to 200, Comptroller Scott Stringer and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, GS ’97, announced jointly on Monday after meeting with the Department of Homeless Services.

Sun, Mar 2, 2014, 11:11pm

Homelessness is a growing problem—one that often seems impossible to combat. But there is an easy way for college students to help.

Mon, Feb 10, 2014, 4:05am

Levine needs to be unequivocal about his support for Housing First.

Thu, Jan 26, 2012, 5:29am

Hakim Rasheed, director of social services at Broadway Community, Inc., is not so different from the homeless people he helps: he was once one of them.

Tue, Sep 7, 2010, 6:21pm

Torn about how to respond to homelessness? Step 1: Quit treating panhandlers like garbage cans.

Fri, Apr 9, 2010, 2:51am

At their long-awaited meeting with the commissioner of the city’s Department of Homeless Services, Robert Hess, local tenants gathered on Thursday night to discuss the closure of a transitional homeless shelter.

Tue, Feb 23, 2010, 6:18pm

What if we had so many homeless friends that public safety started to get nervous about how many of them were sleeping in the dorms?

Tue, Dec 8, 2009, 8:35pm

New York would be a very different place if it wasn’t so uncommon to see students, professors, doctors, and lawyers using the resources we have and not just caring for people in the workplace but in all the different places we find ourselves daily

Fri, Mar 27, 2009, 1:32am

Kalvin Kauzbot may be a small robot made of cotton, but last month at the International Toy Fair in New York City, this toy proved that it had a heart of gold.

Tue, Dec 2, 2008, 10:53pm

As a lifelong New Yorker, I’ve had an extensive but not deeply examined relationship with panhandlers. In the 1960s they were commonly known as bums or derelicts, and most had a story to sell for a quarter.

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