CFH Blog Archived: August 2010

Project: Back to School Kicks Off This Week

This week, the Coalition for the Homeless is kicking off our third annual Project: Back to School drive. We are partnering with the United Federation for Teachers, WPIX and many other groups, to put ... Read More

2009 Was Worst in Decade for Homeless Hate Crimes

Yesterday's New York Times reported on a disturbing trend that the nation has been seeing--an increase in violent and deadly attacks against the homeless. A new report by the National Coalition for ... Read More

Advantage Recidivism – The Real Numbers

This month, a new version of the City's flawed rental subsidy for homeless families has rolled out, making it more difficult for families to gain stability and independence in one of the worst economic ... Read More

DHS “Facts” v. Actual Facts

The New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) recently published a "myths v. facts" page about Advantage. Curiously enough, their "facts" ignore their own data, indicators, and measurements. 1. ... Read More