Eric Adams awards $34 million in contracts to help homeless

Eric Adams awards  million in contracts to help homeless

Scrambling to find alternative housing for the city’s street homeless population amid an influx of more than 13,000 migrants into the overwhelmed shelter system, Mayor Eric Adams has awarded $34 million in contracts to provide “stabilization beds” or temporary “safe havens.” The Department of Homeless Services has awarded two contracts totaling $34 million to the Bronx … Read more

Migrant mom commits suicide in NYC shelter: Mayor Adams

Migrant mom commits suicide in NYC shelter: Mayor Adams

A migrant mother who recently arrived in the Big Apple committed suicide in a city facility on Sunday, Mayor Eric Adams disclosed. “The thousands of asylum seekers we have seen arrive in our city came to this country seeking a better life. Sadly, though, yesterday, an asylum seeker in one of our facilities took her … Read more

It’s time to end NYC’s ‘right to shelter’ decree

It’s time to end NYC’s ‘right to shelter’ decree

With the shelter system at “its breaking point” trying to handle thousands of illegal migrants arriving daily, Mayor Eric Adams oh-so-rightly said that it’s time to “reassess” the city’s “right to shelter” policy. Darn straight. Fact is, the policy — and the underlying consent decree dating back to the Ed Koch years — should’ve gone … Read more

Mayor Adams says NYC shelters can’t handle migrant crush

Mayor Adams says NYC shelters can’t handle migrant crush

Mayor Eric Adams said Tuesday that the Big Apple’s landmark “right to shelter” policy must be “reassessed” as the arrival of thousands of migrants pushes the city safety net to “its breaking point.” City Hall says that “nearly 11,000” people have streamed up from the southern border over the course of the summer and been … Read more

Flood of migrants helps lead to worst NYC shelter failure in more than decade

Flood of migrants helps lead to worst NYC shelter failure in more than decade

The city’s already-flailing shelter system is cracking amid the flood of migrants to the Big Apple — committing what homeless-rights activists are calling its worst failure to provide services in more than a decade. Sixty men seeking shelter were out of luck Monday night when the city’s Department of Homeless Services failed to find them … Read more

NYC’s Homeless Services czar Gary Jenkins looks badly in over his head

NYC’s Homeless Services czar Gary Jenkins looks badly in over his head

Gary Jenkins, the city’s Homeless Services czar, just became the leading candidate for Mayor Eric Adams’ first high-profile firing by going on vacation as the migrant crisis threatens to overwhelm the shelter system. Make no mistake: Commissioner of the Department of Social Services, which oversees the Department of Homeless Services and the Human Resources Administration, … Read more

NYC opens $6M ‘welcome center’ for flood of migrants, kids shipped here

NYC opens M ‘welcome center’ for flood of migrants, kids shipped here

City officials have quietly opened a “welcome center” to handle some of the roughly 8,000 newly arrived migrants that have flooded the Big Apple in recent weeks, The Post has learned. The facility — aimed at enrolling their children in schools, offering job placement and helping the migrants complete their immigration paperwork — is operating … Read more

NYC social services commissioner Gary Jenkins on vacation as migrant crisis swells

NYC social services commissioner Gary Jenkins on vacation as migrant crisis swells

The Big Apple’s embattled social services chief, Gary Jenkins, will be out of the office for nearly two weeks as the city’s shelter system strains under the weight of thousands of migrants arriving from the southern border. The revelation that Jenkins is on vacation comes just hours after The Post published an exclusive report that … Read more

NYC needs info on migrants, now — or faces being overwhelmed

NYC needs info on migrants, now — or faces being overwhelmed

New York City is now using 14 hotels to shelter illegal migrants, up from 11 just two weeks earlier. Meanwhile, City Hall’s estimate of the new migrant population surged to over 6,000, up 50% in one week. At the very least, the city needs to get a handle on what’s ahead. It’s not just those … Read more

Language barrier leaves migrant family stuck in NYC shelter without food

Language barrier leaves migrant family stuck in NYC shelter without food

Lost in translation! A migrant mother and son who endured a dangerous two month trek to come to the United States have spent days schlepping to the Port Authority for daily food after city officials put them in an uptown hotel that never told them meals are available. However, food is offered for breakfast and … Read more