City officials have rejiggered the way that adult migrants reapplying for another 30-day shelter stint are counted, in an attempt to reduce the number sleeping outside a “reticketing site” in the East Village, advocates say. The change comes following uproar earlier this week, as hundreds of people waited for hours outside the 7th Street site […]
Of the thousands of people who’ve passed through an East Village “reticketing site” City Hall opened a month ago to encourage migrants to move somewhere else, just 10% have accepted tickets elsewhere, according to internal data obtained by THE CITY. Of 5,560 people who’ve gone to the reticketing site, just 570 have taken free plane […]
This article is part of an ongoing collaboration between Chalkbeat and THE CITY. Mayor Eric Adams announced two striking policy shifts for migrant families with children on Monday afternoon, in his latest attempt to get people to leave city shelters and discourage new arrivals from coming into them. City Hall said it would begin distributing notices to families […]
A new judge has been assigned to rule on Mayor Eric Adams’ request to suspend the city’s “right to shelter” requirement as migrants fill facilities for the homeless — one with a controversial track record in ruling on housing rights. Acting Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Gerald Lebovits, assigned Friday to the case known as Callahan […]
Under the new rule, the Department of Social Services would adjust the CityFHEPS rate to fair market rent in counties outside of the city, while also requiring a physical or virtual inspection of the units.
Adults who reapply for shelter will have just 30 days, and families with children may be given their own deadline for the first time.
Medrite and Aron Security got $450 million to staff more than a dozen shelters under a shroud of secrecy. Even the city comptroller and Council are struggling to find out more as workers and residents clash.
“Selected vendors must be able to provide full-scale project management support,” according to a Health and Hospitals request for proposals published Monday.
The Clinton Hill site will house more adults in a dormitory setting than at any previous shelter in New York City’s history.
A kitchen worker’s intimidating behavior was just part of the hostile atmosphere at a Brooklyn facility funded by a $10 million city contract, an investigation by THE CITY reveals.