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Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Early Signs of the Summer Surge in NYC Homelessness

The number of homeless kids and families in New York City has risen even more sharply since the spring, eclipsing previous record highs. And Mayor Bloomberg still refuses to sign on to a proven plan to reduce NYC homelessness.

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New Lawsuit Challenges Flaws in Homelessness Prevention Program

A new class action lawsuit challenges the mismanagement and underfunding of a joint City-State rental assistance program designed to prevent homelessness – a program sorely needed now as thousands of former Advantage families face eviction.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
$4.40 Per Day?  NYC Housing Affordability Gap Grows Wider

A bracing new report highlights the major cause of rising homelessness in New York City: The widening gap between incomes and apartment rents.

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Friday, July 6, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Carnival Night for Kids Raises over $191,000 for Homeless Kids!

On June 13th Victorian Gardens in Central Park was magically transformed as more than 500 guests enjoyed themselves at our annual benefit, Carnival Night for Kids.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Students from Shuang Wen P.S. 184 Raise over $300 for the Coalition!

Students at Shuang Wen School participated in a Penny Harvest fundraising effort to benefit the Coalition.

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Friday, June 29, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Record Shelter Numbers Explained in One Graph

There is one recent phenomenon driving record homelessness - families returning to shelter for a second (or third) time.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The new issue of Safety Net is online!

Read the latest issue of Safety Net the Coalition's newsletter, in which we remember a dear client, explain the revolving door of homelessness, and feature our CAG program.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Court of Appeals Releases Final Advantage Decision

The final ruling on Advantage ends the lawsuit, while the State provides a glimmer of hope for some Fixed Income tenants.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
First Heat Wave of 2012

Stay safe and cool for the first heat wave of 2012 with these tips.

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Friday, June 15, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homeless Again: Repeat Homelessness Fueling Record Numbers

Repeat family homelessness reaches new heights, with thousands more families expected to re-enter the shelter system this year.

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Thursday, June 14, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NYC Independent Budget Office: City Council Plan Will Reduce Homelessness AND Save Taxpayer Dollars

Today the IBO released its analysis of the City Council plan to target Federal housing assistance to help homeless kids and families leave shelters -- and found that the plan would both reduce homelessness AND save millions of taxpayer dollars spent on costly shelter.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Record Homelessness and Advantage Families in Limbo

Democracy Now! Reports on the current homelessness crisis.

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Friday, June 8, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
State of the Homeless 2012:  If Not Now, When?

Today Coalition for the Homeless released our State of the Homeless 2012 report, which documents a new record-high homeless shelter population in New York City – more than 43,000 people per night with more than 17,000 children. The report also highlights a plan advanced by the New York City Council which would dramatically reduce NYC homelessness and help thousands of homeless kids and families escape the shelter system.

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Friday, June 8, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homelessness Hits All-Time Record High As Bloomberg’s Failed Response Deepens Crisis

43,000 New Yorkers, 17,000 Children Stay in City Shelters Each Night; Speaker Quinn and Coalition Call for Return to Proven Solutions

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Working Poor - One Million Strong in New York

While Albany neglects to raise the minimum wage, a million working New Yorkers are living well below the poverty line.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Dept. of Financial Services Enforces Timothy’s Law

New York's Department of Financial Services fined 15 health plans a total of $2.7 million for violating a provision of Timothy's Law.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Proposed Legislation Will Remedy Flawed Social Worker Waiver System

Lawmakers, Children’s Camps, Human Service Providers Urge Legislature to Correct Professional Employment Snafu

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
“Take Out the Trash Day”:  The City Hides Estimate of Worsening Street Homelessness

The results of the City’s controversial street homelessness survey are in: A 23 percent increase over last year. If you didn’t hear the news, it’s because the Bloomberg administration dumped the results in a 4:00 pm press release last Friday, a cynical maneuver to hide the bad news.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
An Inspiring Women Mean Business Luncheon

Thanks to everyone who joined us at Tuesday’s Women Mean Business Luncheon to benefit the Coalition’s First Step Job Training Program. Watch Speaker Christine Quinn's inspiring keynote!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY City Council Promotes Effective Housing Assistance for Homeless New Yorkers in Budget Response

Echoing the recommendations of Coalition for the Homeless and policy experts, the City Council called for resuming use of Federal housing programs to help homeless children and adults move from costly shelters to permanent housing.

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