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2017 Press Releases

December 21, 2017 
De Blasio Administration, City Council, and Advocates Expand Comprehensive Overdose Prevention Programming in City Shelters

December 12, 2017 
Mayor de Blasio Moves to Convert Cluster Buildings Into Permanent Affordable Housing for Homeless Families

October 30, 2017 
Mayor Appoints Annabel Palma as Deputy Commissioner of Strategic Initiatives at the Department of Social Services

September 28, 2017 
Board of Health Amends Health Code, Enhancing Regulatory Oversight and Safety for Drop-Off Childcare at Shelters Citywide

July 10, 2017 
Mayor Appoints Joslyn Carter Administrator of the Department of Homeless Services

July 6, 2017 
NYC Honors More Than 100 Homeless College-Bound High School Graduates

July 5, 2017 
NYC Enhances HOME-STAT Street Outreach Efforts Amid Rise in Street Homeless Population

May 26, 2017 
City Transitions More Than 3,000 New Yorkers Out of Cluster Units, Reducing Use by 23 Percent

May 18, 2017 
DSS Commissioner Banks and Public Television Station WNET Commemorate First Anniversary of Educational Child Wait Space Collaboration

February 28, 2017 
De Blasio Administration Announces Plan to Turn the Tide on Homelessness with Borough-Based Approach

February 16, 2017 
Department of Homeless Services Terminating All Hotel and Cluster-Site Contracts with BEDCO

February 7, 2017 
New York City Conducts 12th Annual HOPE Survey

January 6, 2017 
NYPD Management Team to Assist DHS with Management of Security in Homeless Shelters

January 5, 2017 
DHS Calls on New Yorkers to Take Part in Citywide Effort to Count City's Unsheltered Population on Monday, January 23