Congratulations, Advantage Academy Graduates!
    The Advantage Academy, an innovative partnership between St. John’s University and DHS, provides qualified individuals from homeless and formerly homeless households with the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty through education. Learn more
Shelter Repair Scorecard Shows Building Violations in Non-Cluster Homeless Shelt

    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the Shelter Repair Squad and shelter providers have cut outstanding building code violations at non-cluster shelters by 23 percent over the last month, as reported in the April Shelter Repair Scorecard. Since the end of January 2016, open violations in non-cluster shelters are down 57 percent. Read more

HOPE 2016 Finds 12 Percent Decline in Street Homeless on the Night of the Count
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    "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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