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News about homeless persons. Commentary and archival information about homeless persons from The New York Times.
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In downtown Sydney, opposite the Reserve Bank of Australia, the needy and outraged gather in an unsanctioned shelter to sleep, cook, read and question inequality.
To counter the ills of homeless children 30 years ago, Irwin Redlener and Paul Simon created an organization devoted to pediatrics, but the challenges remain.
When school ends, the number of families seeking shelter jumps, a trend the de Blasio administration is trying to change with information and assistance.
Domestic violence has become the city’s leading driver of homelessness, outpacing even evictions, and demand for help has been outstripping capacity.
Chris Parker and Stephen Jones scrambled to help after the blast, comforting victims and removing nails from wounded limbs.
Some 50 veterans die poor and alone in New York City each year. A network of former military peers makes sure they receive a dignified send-off with all due ceremony.
An editor at the Center for New York City Affairs writes that nearly half of families entering a shelter are separated from their support systems.
The homeless services agency has agreed to survey its shelters, track requests for accommodations, train staff members and take other steps.
The city is scrambling to enlist influential New Yorkers who can help marshal support for an unpopular plan to open 90 community-based homeless shelters.
After a decade with no real home, a young Guyanese immigrant with cerebral palsy moves into her own place in Coney Island.
A reporter recounts what happened when a homeless man fell to the tracks at an F train station in New York on a Saturday afternoon.
Nearly 33,000 public school students were in temporary housing in the 2015-16 school year, an increase of 4,000 students from the previous academic year.
Heavy rains have forced an exodus of homeless people from Sacramento’s riverbanks, thrusting the extent of their agony and their numbers into view.
Kori Ali Muhammad had been on the run since Thursday, when he was suspected of killing a security guard. He surrendered to the police after Tuesday’s rampage.
In the United States and Canada, nearly one-fifth of homeless youth are victims of human trafficking.
Troop 6000 is the first in New York City composed solely of homeless girls. A reflection of the state of homelessness in the city, it is also a source of pride for its members.
Preston Roberson-Charles was on MTV, then spent two years homeless in New York City. Now he’s an economics student. He revisited the experience.
New research finds that 14 percent of community college students don’t have a place to live. Why is the situation so widespread?
The new administration has made it clear that federal funding for nonprofits, long a Republican target, will be cut and many will face extinction.
The mayor plans to begin opening the first of 90 new shelters during the heat of a re-election campaign.