Department of Homeless Services

Chinatown Neighbors Unite Against Proposed Homeless Shelter on East Broadway

Last modified December 15, 2021 at 9:55 pm

Concerned Chinatown neighbors are rallying in opposition against plans to convert a former hotel on East Broadway into a homeless shelter for the elderly. As reported this month, the new “safe haven” is a joint effort between nonprofits Asian Americans for Equality and Care for the Homeless that offers long-term residency – one year on […]

LES Neighbors Sue NYC to Stop Conversion of Blue Moon Hotel to Homeless Shelter

Posted January 8, 2021 at 5:00 am

The Blue Moon Hotel is singing the blues after a group of local landlords this week took legal action against the city to stop its conversion into a homeless shelter. The owner of the boutique hotel at 100 Orchard Street – perennially for sale without takers – is apparently planning to lease the space to […]

Ace Hotel’s Sister City on the Bowery Sets Rooms for Homeless

Posted June 24, 2020 at 5:00 am

The Ace Hotel’s boutique brand on the Bowery, Sister City, has reportedly reserved rooms for area homeless. Neighbors tell us that the two-year-old hotel began intake of homeless individuals two weeks ago. And that Bowery Residents’ Committee employees are seen coordinating efforts near the entrance. However, to date, there has been no outreach or notification […]

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DHS Maintains it Has No Plans to Convert Delancey Holiday Inn into Homeless Shelter

Posted November 7, 2017 at 9:49 am

The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey Street is currently housing a small number of homeless individuals, the city confirmed in response to our exclusive yesterday. More specifically, some rooms are earmarked as a temporary “emergency shelter.” “We are currently using rooms in this commercial hotel to shelter homeless New Yorkers who would otherwise be turned […]

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