Expand the use of shelters that offer more privacy and have fewer rules. So-called safe haven and stabilization shelters offer single-occupancy rooms and fewer rules…View More How the Candidates for N.Y.C. Mayor Would Tackle Homelessness
June 16, 2021, 10:47 p.m. ET June 16, 2021, 10:47 p.m. ET The debate was more substantive than previous ones, but it failed to produce…View More 5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for New York mayor.
Clashing over public safety, education and crises of mental health and street homelessness in New York City, the leading Democratic candidates for mayor on Wednesday…View More Candidates Clash Over New York City’s Future in Final Mayoral Debate
New York City plans to move about 8,000 homeless people out of hotel rooms and back to barrackslike dorm shelters by the end of July…View More 8,000 Homeless People to Be Moved From Hotels to Shelters, New York Says
The winner of the Democratic primary is almost certain to become the city’s next mayor. And while the leading candidates have indicated with their plans…View More New York Has a Housing Crisis. How Would the Mayoral Candidates Fix It?
Weather: Today, mostly cloudy, with scattered afternoon storms, and a high in the mid-70s. Sunny over the weekend, with highs around 90. Alternate-side parking: In…View More A Monthslong Battle on the Upper West Side Ends
In the span of 12 minutes early Friday, the police said, two men attacked commuters at three Manhattan subway stations, increasing concerns about public safety…View More Rash of MTA Subway Attacks Raise Worries With Service Set to Return
SACRAMENTO — Riding a breathtaking and exquisitely timed $75.7 billion surplus, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed putting $600 in the pockets of two-thirds of…View More Newsom’s Plan: California’s Middle-Class Taxpayers Could Get a Rebate Under Proposal
Once upon a time a 7-year-old refugee living in a homeless shelter sat down at a chess board in school and learned how to play.…View More Remember the Homeless Chess Champion? The Boy Is Now a Chess Master.
By Mary Beth Meehan and Fred Turner Mary Beth Meehan is an independent photographer and writer. Fred Turner is a professor of communication at Stanford…View More Seeing the Real Faces of Silicon Valley