Poll On Homelessness Reveals Residents From Harlem To Houston Would Support A Homeless Shelter On Their Block

As New York City faces a worsening homelessness crisis, a new poll from Win (formerly Women in Need) and HarrisX reveals that New Yorkers strongly agree (92 percent) that more needs to be done to combat the homelessness crisis…

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1.5K Public Urinators Ticketed Near Closed Harlem Toilet

Advocates rallied Tuesday at the site of a now-defunct public restroom in East Harlem and called on the city to rehabilitate and reopen the facility. Continue Reading →

City Advances Plan To Convert Cluster Units To Permanent Housing For The Homeless

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City has made progress towards an agreement for the acquisition and conversion of nearly 500 cluster units across 17 buildings into permanent affordable housing for over 1,000 New Yorkers in need. Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts Of Greater NY Troop 6000 Serving More Girls And Women From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today announced that Girl Scout Troop 6000, the first of its kind Girl Scout troop dedicated to serving girls and women in the shelter system as they get back on their feet. Continue Reading →

Harlem Leaders Unite To Help More Than 30 Families Break The Cycle of Homelessness

HPD Commissioner Maria Torres- Springer and Assemblywoman Inez Dickens joined Win in opening the new Win 118th Street permanent supportive housing residence in Harlem today. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Mott Haven, Rise In Homeless Is One Of The Biggest In The U.S.

We can see the effects in Harlem, homelessness in New York City rose by 4.1% in 2017 overall, one of the bigger increases in the U.S., according to a federal report released Wednesday. Continue Reading →

East Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust Gets Slice Of $1.65M For Homeless

Picture the Homeless has been talking about community land trusts as a tool for helping the homeless for more than a decade. Continue Reading →

New Harlem Lead Organization For Homeless Street Outreach From Harlem To Houston

WNYC reports that a Harlem-based non-profit is now leading efforts to reach out to the homeless living on the streets from Harlem to Houston, with a $33 million contract with the city. Continue Reading →