Press Releases

December 22, 2016
DHS Releasing Request for Proposals to Control Costs & Improve Services When Renting Rooms at Commercial Hotels

December 21, 2016
HOME-STAT Initiative Houses Almost 700 Formerly Street Homeless New Yorkers

November 28, 2016
Latest Shelter Repair Scorecard Shows That Open Violations Continue to Decrease Within Homeless Shelters

November 18, 2016
DHS and Council Member Ritchie Torres Announce Opening of New Homeless Shelter for LGBTQ Community

October 28, 2016
DHS Honored by Library of Congress for Shelter Literacy Programs

September 29, 2016
7,000 Fewer New Yorkers in Shelter Than Projected as a Result of de Blasio Administration Homeless Policies

August 12, 2016
Shelter Repair Scorecard Shows Building Violations in Non-Cluster Homeless Shelters Down 75 Percent Since January 2016

August 10, 2016
Mayor de Blasio Announces More Than 40,000 New Yorkers Exited or Avoided Shelter and Moved to Permanent Housing Through City's Rental Assistance Programs

July 18, 2016
Shelter Repair Scorecard Shows Building Violations in Non-Cluster Homeless Shelters Down 72 Percent Since January 2016

July 13, 2016
Girl Scouts Reach Out to New York's Homeless Through Operation Cookie

June 30, 2016
100 Homeless College-Bound High School Graduates Honored by NYC Department of Homeless Services

June 24, 2016
NYC Department of Homeless Services Brings Women of Color Faith and Community Leaders Together for New Targeted Homelessness Prevention Event

June 21, 2016
To Address Usual After-School-Year Increase in Homelessness, City Offers Parents Resources to Stay in Their Homes

May 18, 2016
DHS, CAMBA, and the Rogosin Institute Dedicate a New Computer Lab to Help Homeless Children and Parents Bridge the Digital Divide

May 3, 2016
Shelter Repair Scorecard Shows Building Violations in Non-Cluster Homeless Shelters Down 57 Percent Since January 2016

April 28, 2016
HOPE 2016 Finds 12 Percent Decline in Street Homeless on the Night of the Count

April 27, 2016
DHS, DOE, NYPL, CAMBA, and NYC Service Join with Scholastic to Bring "Story Play" to Shelters

April 13, 2016
City Continues to Aggressively Inspect and Repair Homeless Shelters

April 11, 2016
Mayor de Blasio: Comprehensive Homeless Services Plan Increases Focus on Prevention and Rehousing

April 5, 2016
Mayor de Blasio Announces HOME-STAT Program Fully Operational

March 15, 2016
De Blasio Administration Announces New Measures to Improve Safety in Homeless Shelters

March 11, 2016
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City Selects 14 Community-Based Organizations Citywide to Join $30 Million Connections to Care Partnership

March 9, 2016
February Shelter Repair Scorecard: City and Shelter Providers Fixed More Than 12,000 Violations

March 8, 2016
Over 30,000 New Yorkers Exited or Avoided Shelter and Moved to Permanent Housing Through City's Newly Created Rental Assistance Programs

February 14, 2016
Mayor Joins Outreach Efforts in Subway

February 8, 2016
City Conducts Eleventh Annual HOPE Survey

February 5, 2016
Mayor, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Deputy Mayor, HRA Commissioner, and Council Speaker Kick Off HOPE 2016

February 1, 2016
City Aggressively Inspecting and Fixing Homeless Shelter Conditions

January 30, 2016
Mayor Announces Enhanced Security Measures, Increased Mental Health Services for Homeless Shelters, Improved Coordination on Challenging Cases

January 19, 2016
More Than 3,000 New Yorkers Volunteer for HOPE; City Releases Video with Ben Stiller Voiceover Urging More to Volunteer

January 18, 2016
Mayor Issues Code Blue Warning, Reminds New Yorkers to Stay Warm and Help Others at Risk

January 8, 2016
Enhanced Services to Address Youth Homelessness

January 6, 2016
Mayor de Blasio Expands Effort to Improve Shelter Conditions

January 4, 2016
Mayor de Blasio Announces Three-Year Plan to Permanently End Use of Clusters as Homeless Shelters


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