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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Next Wave of Homeless Families

Families timing off of City's Work Advantage subsidy face few options.

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Monday, February 1, 2010 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Taking Advantage of Homeless Families

An alarming news report documents the growing problems with Mayor Bloomberg's flawed "Work Advantage" program -- including children and families placed into hazardous homes.

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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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Tuesday, December 22, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition Children’s Holiday Party a Success

On Saturday, December 19th, for a few hours, over 100 children from the city's shelters were treated to a special holiday party.

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Monday, December 21, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
3,000 Broken Promises

City officials have delivered some harsh holiday news to 3,000 poor and formerly-homeless families: The City will not honor housing vouchers already given to these vulnerable New Yorkers.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Welcome to the Coalition’s New Website and Blog!

The Coalition's re-designed website has up-to-date content and new features -- including a blog and online advocacy campaigns -- to help you stay informed and get involved.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City Blames Homeless for Being Denied Shelter

Last week, Coalition for the Homeless and the Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit against the City of New York for failing to provide adequate shelter to homeless single adults. The City’s response was in no way surprising—they blamed the homeless individuals.

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Monday, December 14, 2009 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Homelessness Beyond the Inner City

Two recent news reports show how New York's growing homeless population is impacting people and communities beyond the inner city.

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