A new affordable housing complex, featuring 96 apartments for formerly homeless New Yorkers with special needs – as well as low-income people – is coming to Fordham Heights.
Mott Haven families run the highest risk of economic insecurity, with kids in the neighborhood more than 18 times more likely to live in poverty than children in Greenwich Village, the report states.
The Homeless Shelter Directory, a popular resource for people living on the streets, recently conducted a survey asking the homeless how they survive with little to no money. The number answer: the McDonald’s dollar menu.
The new shelters are part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Turning the Tide program, which aims to combat New York City’s homeless crisis.
Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi sent a formal request to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli requesting the audit, which would compel the city’s homeless service providers to open their books amid an alarming rise in homelessness in the Bronx and elsewhere.
The three neighborhoods with the highest evection filing rates citywide were all in the Bronx: Highbridge/Concourse, Morrisania/Crotona, and Hunts Point/Longwood, according to a new report.
Builders recently began construction of a massive, mixed-use development at one of the Bronx’s most notorious former institutions: the violence-plagued Bridges Juvenile Center.
The homeless children resided in shelters, lived with others due to loss of housing, or else lacked a fixed, adequate place to sleep in at night, according to new data.
Randy Santos, 24, accused of bludgeoning four sleeping victims to death using a piece of heavy construction metal, lived in a vacant, three-story home at 691 East 183rd St. in the Bronx.
Enilies Calix, 19, was attacked by her 23-year-old boyfriend as the couple argued around 1 p.m. Wednesday in the HELP USA Bronx Morris community shelter on East 171st Street in Claremont, according to the NYPD.