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Wednesday, April 4, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Children Sleeping in Penn Station Under Mayor Bloomberg’s Watch: Take Action

Last week, an NBC investigative team delved into one family's struggle to access emergency shelter. There are thousands more like them. Sign our petition calling on the Mayor to stop denying shelter to needy kids and families!

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Friday, March 30, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Fighting for Vital Services in This Year’s City Budget

In the Mayor's proposed budget, formerly homeless individuals living with HIV and AIDS are facing drastic cuts to essential services, and 41,000 homeless men, women, and children are still without housing options.

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NYC Homeless Shelter Costs Rising Due to Bloomberg Policy Failures

The NYC Independent Budget Office estimates that Mayor Bloomberg has under-budgeted $76 million for shelters next year in the face of rising homelessness and the Mayor’s refusal to provide housing assistance for homeless families – on the same day that administration officials admitted at an oversight hearing that they never did their own analysis.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Must-see Video: NYC’s Wrongful Denial of Shelter Forces Homeless Kids & Mom to Sleep at Penn Station

A stunning local TV news report shows how City officials’ wrongful denial of shelter forced a homeless mother and her two children to sleep at Penn Station. And as outrageous as the story is, it’s the sort of thing that happens every day under the Bloomberg administration’s shelter denial rules.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Incredible Shrinking Supply of Affordable Housing

As the number of low-income households increases, the supply of affordable housing continues to decline.

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Thursday, March 15, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Hunger Awareness Day: The Face of Hunger in NYC

Today, March 15th is Hunger Awareness Day in New York State.

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Monday, March 12, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Letter from Joel Berg to NY Times Bill Keller

Joel Berg, the Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, takes on NY Times' Bill Keller for his disparaging remarks about homeless people.

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Friday, March 9, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
8,000 Families Reach Critical Point as Advantage Evictions Loom

After two months of not receiving a rental subsidy, former Advantage tenants and landlords are facing grim futures.

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Monday, March 5, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Non-Profits Unite to Fight Senseless Law

Press Release: Scores of organizations band together to call for Governor and Legislature to provide exemption from law that makes it a felony to employ licensed social workers.

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Thursday, March 1, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Remembering Anna Lou Dehavenon

This week New York lost a genuinely remarkable woman, Anna Lou Dehavenon, who documented the lives of homeless children and families with passion, sympathy, and a never-failing eye for social injustice.

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Monday, February 27, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Mayor Bloomberg’s Failed Homeless Policies Are Affecting Landlords Too

The City's current homeless policies are not only failing homeless families, but landlords as well.

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Thursday, February 23, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Unhinged from Reality:  Mayor Bloomberg Defends His Shelter Denial Plan

The premise behind Mayor Bloomberg’s shelter denial plan – which was fortunately blocked by a New York State Supreme Court ruling this week – has always been more than a little far-fetched and absurd. And this week the Mayor doubled down on the fantastical rhetoric to defend his misguided plan.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Court Decision Protects Single Adults from Being Denied Shelter

A court decision has stopped the City from implementing shelter eligibility rules that would have denied shelter to countless single adults.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Calls on Mayor to Address Homelessness Crisis

Coalition for the Homeless praised Quinn's call for the use of federal housing resources in addressing record NYC homelessness.

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Monday, February 6, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Record Homelessness in the Spotlight, But With Little Focus on the Root Cause

Homelessness in NYC is at an all-time high, fueled in large part by an increase in the number of families experiencing multiple episodes of homelessness.

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Friday, February 3, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
DHS Announces They Will NOT Pay February Rent for Current Advantage Tenants

The legal fight will continue but future rent payments remain uncertain. Please click here for more information.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Discounting NYC Homelessness

Last night the City mobilized its annual “count” of street homeless people – a flawed exercise that has only served to misinform the public about the true scale of the homelessness crisis in New York City.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homeless but not Eligible for Shelter? - The Fight to Stop the City’s Shelter Denial Rules Continues

The City's proposed rules to deny shelter to homeless men and women faced its first major day in court.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Advantage Tenants: January Rent Will Be Paid!

Good news for current Advantage Tenants -- the City has announced it will pay January rent.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Groups call on Albany to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

Progressive groups gathered today to call on Governor Cuomo and the legislature to close corporate tax loopholes that are depriving the State of much-needed revenues.

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