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.
New York City Housing Authority residents filed nearly 60,000 work orders to address roach and bedbug infestations during the first nine months of 2019 alone.
More than 50 residents were displaced by the flames and given temporary shelter by the Red Cross, authorities said.
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.
Jaywalking laws are rarely enforced in New York City, but when they are, Hispanic and African-Americans living in the Bronx account for a disproportionate number of summons recipients, new data shows.
The program will be implemented at CUNY’s seven community colleges, including Bronx Community College and Hostos Community College in the South Bronx, during the fall and spring academic semesters.
The city data, analyzed by Renthop.com, shows the communities of Mount Hope, Fordham South, Norwood, Williamsbridge-Olinville, Bedford Park-Fordham North, and Pelham Parkway tallied the most 311 complaints about heating problems at residential buildings.
Gerardo Villano Juárez, 24, was found dead Thursday in the courtyard of his apartment building on Grand Concourse and East 178th Street in Mount Hope, just six weeks after his arrival in America.
The new work requirements, part of a USDA rule change, will affect people between the ages of 18 and 49 who have not kids and are not disabled, government officials said.
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.