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Monday, November 24, 2008 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Bloomberg Administration’s Plan to Reduce Shelter for Street Homeless New Yorkers

Today Coalition for the Homeless joined elected officials and clergy members who provide shelter to the homeless to call on the Bloomberg administration to reconsider its plan to downsize and restructure New York City's network of drop-in centers and faith-based shelters.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New Study Proves Positive Impact of Supportive Housing on Neighborhoods

A major new research study has found that supportive housing - affordable housing with support services for formerly-homeless individuals living with mental illness and other special needs - has positive impacts on property values in surrounding neighborhoods.

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Friday, November 14, 2008 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Legal Right to Shelter for Homeless Families

September 17th will be remembered as an historic day in the struggle to ensure fundamental protections for homeless New Yorkers: The signing of a landmark court order establishing an enforceable, legal right to shelter for homeless families with children.

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Monday, November 10, 2008 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Number of New Homeless NYC Families Hits All-Time Record

The Coalition's recent policy brief documents how, in September, 1,464 new homeless families entered the New York City shelter system - the highest number in the 25 years that the City has tracked this data, and the third consecutive month that the number of new homeless families has reached all-time record levels.

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