Homeless New Yorkers remain vulnerable amid pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio has not agreed to extend the hotel stays for homeless residents but his administration just raised the value of rental-assistance programs to help more shelter residents secure affordable housing.

NYC homeless returning to shelters after hotel stays

Homeless rights advocates are calling on the city and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to continue funding hotel stays until homeless residents can move directly into long-term housing rather than return to shelters in group settings.

Will New York eviction relief efforts be enough? | EXPLAINER

New York's state law protecting tenants from eviction is expected to avoid a surge in evictions and homelessness when a federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year expires July 31. New York has set aside more than $2 billion to help tenants with outstanding rent, utility payments and other expenses.