Today’s News Sheds Light on Misguided DHS Policies

Two articles in today’s news illustrate misguided City policies and underreporting of homeless numbers. An article in today’s Daily News brings to light an issue we wrote about back in February–the City’s continual misrepresentation o ..Read More

Help Bring a Little Joy to a Homeless Kid this Winter

As the holiday season in New York is in full swing, I met a seven year-old girl named Sydney. Sydney lived in one of New York’s family shelters with her mom and younger sister. As is the case with many homeless families, her mom lost her job, fell behind ..Read More

Dangerous Conditions in Advantage Apartments

In August of this year, Pamela Yearwood and her five young children were placed in an apartment under the Advantage program. The City’s Department of Homeless Services inspected the apartment and found it to be livable, but just a few weeks after moving ..Read More