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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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 →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Plan To Turn The Tide On Homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio, standing alongside faith and community leaders, today unveiled a comprehensive borough-based plan to reduce the footprint of New York City’s homeless shelter system and drive down the population of homeless New Yorkers relying on shelter. Continue Reading →

Free On the Map Webinar On Student Homelessness From Harlem To Hollis

The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness is launching a new, free interactive data tool on February 15, 2017, 10 a.m., to inform educators, policy makers, and community members. Please join them for a live, online demonstration.

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Nearly 60 Percent Of Harlemites Live Paycheck To Paycheck: Study

east-harlem sliderNew Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis hear it all the time — homelessness can happen to anyone. A new report has found that nearly 60 percent of New Yorkers could be out on the street if they lose their jobs, have an accident or encounter some other unforeseen event that limits their ability to pay the bills. Continue Reading →

Bad Landlords From Harlem To Hollis Are Not Paying Their $34 Mil Rent

Scott_StringerThe Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) – the agency that promotes the construction and preservation of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers – has failed to collect tens of millions of dollars in fines from landlords, a new audit released by New York City Scott M. Stringer shows. Continue Reading →

1 In 5 Uptown Students Experience Homelessness Says New ICPH Report

homeless in harlemIn New York City, one out of every eight, but one in five children are effected in Harlem attending public school in SY 2014-15 experienced homelessness within the past five school years. Continue Reading →