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Monday, January 31, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Undercounting the Homeless Redux

Tonight the City of New York will send volunteers out to “count” homeless people on the streets and in subways – a flawed effort that, year after year, has resulted in a significant undercount of New York City’s homeless population.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New York’s Number One Affordable Housing Issue This Year

On June 15th rent laws protecting 2.5 million tenants are set to expire. And if the New York State Legislature and Governor Cuomo fail to renew and strengthen the rent laws, we could see a homelessness and housing crisis unlike any since the Great Depression.

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Friday, January 21, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Back to the Bad Old Days

The Bloomberg administration has plans to crowd hundreds of homeless men on an armory drill floor in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, a dangerous step backwards to the bad old days of unsafe, overcrowded shelters.

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Friday, January 14, 2011 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Economics of Homelessness

Recently released data give us a picture of the state of homelessness across the country and why the situation is getting worse.

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Friday, December 31, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Here are the victories you helped win in 2010

Read about the Coalition's major victories this past year.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
A Day

A guest entry by Tiffany Lange on her experience going through the shelter application process.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Troubling New Data Show the Deep Failures of the Advantage Program

Over 1,000 families have returned to shelter after participating in Advantage.

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Thursday, December 9, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Today’s News Sheds Light on Misguided DHS Policies

Two articles in today’s news illustrate misguided City policies and under-reporting of homeless numbers.

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Help Bring a Little Joy to a Homeless Kid this Winter

Help make a difference in one child's life. Donate to the Coalition's toy drive today.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Dangerous Conditions in Advantage Apartments

In yet another illustration of the failure of the Advantage Program, the Department of Homeless Services recently moved a mother and her five children into an apartment with multiple lead paint violations.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Check Out Our Expanded Document Library

We have recently expanded our Advocacy Document Library to include more information regarding shelter rights and more.

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Volunteer Shelter Monitors Needed!

With the single adult shelter population reaching record levels, the Coalition is facing a shortage of volunteer shelter monitors.

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Friday, October 29, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Single Adult Shelter Census Reaches Record Levels

The number of homeless single adults in the New York City shelter system has drastically risen over the past year, defying usual trends and reaching a level not seen in over two decades.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Closed Doors II—Data Shows City Denies Shelter to Homeless Families at a Higher Rate

City data shows that, even in the midst of the lingering economic crisis, the City is denying shelter to homeless families at a higher rate.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Closed Doors I – How the City Routinely Denies Shelter to Homeless Families

The New York City Council held an important hearing about the problems homeless families confront when seeking emergency shelter – and how the City wrongfully denies shelter to families in crisis.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Troubling Questions Persist about City’s Callous Homebase Study

More and more unanswered questions remain about the City’s callous Homebase experiment, in which 200 needy families have been denied prevention services for two years.

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Thursday, October 7, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Join us November 4th for the 16th Annual ARTWALK NY!

Join the Coalition for the Homeless with co-chairs Alec Baldwin, Richard Gere, and Carey Lowell on November 4th for the 16th Annual ARTWALK NY!

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Monday, October 4, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Public Advocate Releases Report on Illegal Side Deals in Advantage Program

Public Advocate, Bill de Blasio, released a report on Friday documenting the prevalence of illegal "side deals" among participants in the Department of Homeless Services' rental subsidy program, Advantage.

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Friday, October 1, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Denies Aid to 200 Needy Families as Part of “Study”

The NYC Department of Homeless Services has callously cut off prevention services for 200 at-risk families as part of a “study” of the Homebase program.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
No Surprise: Poverty is on the Rise

New nationwide data released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that there were more people living in poverty in 2009 than any other year since they started keeping track in 1959.

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