Building Violations in Non-Cluster Homeless Shelters Down 72%

    The de Blasio administration announced today that the Shelter Repair Squad and shelter providers have cut outstanding building code violations at non-cluster shelters by an additional 10 percent over the last month, as reported in the June Shelter Repair Scorecard. Since the end of January 2016, open violations in non-cluster shelters are down 72 percent. Read more

Congratulations, #NYCFutureLeaders2016!
    On June 29, DHS honored 100 college-bound high school seniors and St. John's University graduates for their accomplishments in a grand ceremony at New York Public Library's Celeste Bartos Forum. Learn more
HOPE 2016 Finds 12 Percent Decline in Street Homeless on the Night of the Count
DHS Announcement
    "The decrease found by the HOPE count shows that progress is possible, and the new HOME-STAT dashboard and our quarterly counts will ensure that we have accurate information about where and who the street homeless are, so we can continue the hard work of finding them a home," said Mayor de Blasio.
Mayor Announces Over 30,000 New Yorkers Are Living in Permanent Housing

DHS Spotlight
    New York City's homeless prevention programs are continuing to help move families and individuals out of shelter and stay in their homes, serving over 107,000 individuals with prevention services, over 300,000 New Yorkers with emergency rental assistance and 10,000 households with legal services to remain in their homes. Read more

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