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WNYC News

Some Sandy Victims Still in Hotels Get Deadline Extended

Friday, April 26, 2013

The move-out deadline for households displaced by Sandy and living in hotels has been extended by one month for some families – but only if they are waiting for repairs on their homes or are in the process of applying for public or Section 8 housing.

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Bloomberg's Homeless Policy Under Fire as Shelter Population Grows

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

On any given night in January, there were more than 50,000 people sleeping in New York City shelters, according to a new report from a homeless advocacy group.

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Mayor's Report Card Gives Homeless Situation Poor Marks

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Homelessness is up among families, single adults and those living on the streets. That's according to the Mayor's Management Report for fiscal year 2012.

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For Homeless Students, Many Unanswered Questions

Friday, November 18, 2011

How many homeless students are enrolled in the city schools? How many live within walking distance of their schools? Those and other questions came into sharp focus this week with a news report about N-Dia Layne, a 4th grader searching for stability, with no clear answers from city agencies readily available.

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City Temporarily Halts Controversial Homeless Policy

Thursday, November 10, 2011

A new controversial homeless policy set to take effect Monday will be halted until December 9. The new policy would have allowed staff at an intake center to deny shelter to individuals if, after reviewing where they've lived over the past year, they determined someone such as a friend or relative could take them in.

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Council Challenges Controversial New Homeless Policy

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Before a controversial homeless policy goes into effect on Monday, City Council members questioned whether the city has the proper state approval to implement it. The policy would require single adults to demonstrate they have no other place to go before being considered eligible for staying in a shelter. 

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After The Storm, Extra Help For The Homeless

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

For homeless New Yorkers, finding shelter from the elements can be a life or death situation.

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Council Members Call Homeless Experiment Unethical

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Some city council members are expressing outrage at a homeless prevention study that is denying certain families services.

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