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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City is Held in Contempt of Court for Continuing to Enforce Unconstitutional Law

Two decades ago, laws that prohibited loitering were found unconstitutional, but New York City continued to enforce them. Yesterday, a federal judge found the City in contempt of court.

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Monday, April 26, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Remembering a Homeless Hero

Hugo Alfredo Tale-Yax, one of NYC's many homeless day laborers, was killed when he tried to rescue a woman from an attack in Queens.

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Friday, April 23, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Debunking the Myths about Charging Homeless Families Rent for Shelter

Some claim support for the City's misguided plan, but base their reasoning on facts that are not part of the City’s plan

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Thursday, April 22, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Charging Rent for a Homeless Shelter?  Help Stop Mayor Bloomberg’s Absurd Plan

Mayor Bloomberg's plan to charge homeless families "rent" for shelter has earned national ridicule. But New Yorkers still must urge Albany to stop the Mayor's absurd plan.

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Thursday, April 22, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
National Low Income Housing Coalition Releases “Out of Reach 2010”

The report illustrates the unavailability of affordable housing in New York and across the country.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homeless Services Commissioner Hess Resigns

Commissioner Hess Resigns; Replacement looks to implement Giuliani-style policy

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Friday, April 16, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Elected Officials and Advocates Gathered to Oppose Rent for Shelter

Coalition for the Homeless joined elected officials and homeless individuals on the steps of City Hall to oppose the Mayor's plan to charge homeless families rent for shelter.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New York to Finally End Shameful Homelessness ‘Solution’

Lindsey Davis, the Coalition's Director of Crisis Services, discusses the new regulations aimed to stop harmful referrals to three-quarter housing.

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Monday, April 12, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The worst idea ever?

The Coalition is teaming up with the Working Families Party to tell Albany to block the Mayor's plan to charge homeless men, women, and families rent for shelter.

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Thursday, April 8, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City finally agrees to new system of referrals to protect homeless adults from ¾ housing

City implements new guidelines to protect homeless adults from illegal and unsafe housing

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Section 8 Devastation?

A Section 8 deficit may put 10,000 families at risk of losing their vouchers.

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Thursday, April 1, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
No April Fools – Unemployment Benefits are Expiring for 46,000 New Yorkers

46,000 New Yorkers, including 23,000 City residents, are expected to lose their unemployment benefits this week. See what the Coalition is doing to help.

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