New York City

Homeless persons among most vulnerable as air quality remains unhealthy

As many New Yorkers remain on city streets exposed to potential health risks, advocates and city outreach teams have fanned out across the city, administering aid and encouraging people to come indoors.


Jennifer Mitchell returns to The Doe Fund as organization’s CEO

Bringing in her expertise as executive director of The HOPE Program, Mitchell hopes to tackle the homelessness and affordable housing crisis in New York City.


Symposium discusses solutions to homelessness and mental illness in New York

Experts gathered at the event sponsored by HELP USA and hosted by City & State to discuss policies and practices to improve housing and mental health services for the unhoused.


How NYC’s Code Blue emergency notice aims to protect homeless people

When temperatures drop, the city tries to eliminate barriers to sheltering people – but advocates worry about police involvement.


NYC’s public spaces are becoming increasingly hostile toward homeless people

Limited seating, or a lack of it, in places like Moynihan Train Hall, don’t make the city’s affordability problem go away.