Latest Articles Tagged "shelter"

These migrants from Venezuela braved jungles, wild animals, and the Port Authority Bus Terminal to call the U.S. home.

A plan to open two so-called "humanitarian emergency response and relief centers" is drawing the concerns of housing experts over whether the tent structures skirt a city mandate to house homeless people.

Data in the annual Mayor's Management Report shows shelter stays average two-and-a-half years. Meanwhile, affordable housing production is on the decline.

Following the suicide of an asylum seeker, the network of volunteers and activist shepherding new arrivals say more is needed from city officials.

The mayor issued a statement Wednesday saying that the city’s shelter system was “nearing its breaking point.”

Advocates are calling on city officials to reform the so-called CityFHEPS program to allow undocumented immigrants to access aid, among a host of other changes.

NYC Immigration courts grant asylum at dramatically higher rates than courts in Texas, offering asylum seekers an unexpected silver lining.

NYPD officials have cleared more than 300 encampments, but at last count just five people had been relocated into shelters.

After a months-long battle, a court has ruled that the city can move homeless men out of a hotel on the Upper West Side.

The city is also moving shelter residents from a hotel in Long Island City.