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Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
She’s Baaaaaaack…

Right-wing extremist Heather MacDonald has returned to spread lies about homelessness, and to call for evicting thousands of homeless children to the streets of New York.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Still Too Many New Yorkers Living on the Streets

A first-hand investigation into life on the streets shows the struggles that many face to survive.

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Monday, January 25, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Daily News Ed Board:  Facts Don’t Matter When It Comes to Homeless Policy

In a recent editorial, the New York Daily News defended Mayor Bloomberg's failed homeless policies -- but had to ignore the facts to do so.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Is It Time Yet, Mayor Bloomberg? II (State of the City Edition)

Despite New York City's all-time record homeless population, Mayor Bloomberg uttered the word "homelessness" only once in his "State of the City" address -- and said nothing about changing his failed approach to the problem.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Public Advocate Criticizes Current Homeless Policies and Offers Solutions

The new Public Advocate criticizes the mayor’s approach to homelessness. At the same time, some schools are reporting a 100 percent increase in homeless students.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Helping Haiti

The earthquake in Haiti has killed thousands in Port-au-Prince and surrounding communities, and left thousands more homeless and in need of emergency relief. Here's how you can help.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Some Good News for NYC Tenants

Mayor Bloomberg's hand-picked chair of the NYC Rent Guidelines Board has overseen the highest rent increases for tenants since the 1980s -- and now he's resigned.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
More on Homeless Day Laborers

Some recent news reports have done more to highlight the plight of homeless day laborers in New York City and on Long Island.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
What Does Affordable Housing in New York City Look Like?

A new website provides an interactive look at what's affordable in New York City.

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Monday, January 11, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Death of a Homeless Day Laborer

Last week's death -- probably from exposure -- of a homeless day laborer in Staten Island is a grim reminder of the growing ranks of homeless immigrant laborers.

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Monday, January 11, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Guest Entry: Fifteen Minutes of Humility

Guest contributor, Bill Ballot, writes about one night spent distributing sweaters to homeless men on the street and how it changed his perspective on life and giving forever.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Dangers of Insufficient Shelter Capacity

Recent reports indicate that Long Island is running out of shelter for it's homeless population.

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Monday, January 4, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
More Households on Food Stamps, Some with No Other Income

Use of Food Stamps is on the rise in New York City and nationwide, and, because of barriers to vital benefits, many Food Stamps recipients have no other source of income.

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