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Thursday, May 16, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Legal Victory! Court Blocks City from Ending Hotel Program for Hundreds of Sandy Survivors

A judge ordered the City to continue providing temporary housing to hundreds of low-income families displaced by Sandy.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Today’s Read: The Disease of Poverty

Our take on the day's pressing news.

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Thursday, May 9, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Still Undercounting Homeless New Yorkers

Amidst all-time record NYC homelessness, the Bloomberg administration released its latest flawed “guesstimate” of street homelessness, claiming that the numbers have declined despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
UPDATE: Court Orders Relief for Sandy Survivors Facing Hotel Evictions—Extended to May 15th

In a significant victory, a New York State Supreme Court justice ordered the City to hold off from evicting hundreds of families displaced by Hurricane Sandy from hotels. UPDATE: Today the court extended the temporary relief to May 15th!

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Friday, April 26, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Extend the April 30th Deadline For Sandy Victims

CFH joined with City Council Members to extend hotel stays for Sandy evacuees.

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Thursday, April 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Women Mean Business Luncheon Raises a Record Breaking $208,000

We extend our most heartfelt thanks to all of the guests and sponsors who made this inspiring event possible.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Observer:  Bloomberg and the Return of Hooverville

Today’s New York Observer has one of the best articles in recent memory about soaring NYC family homelessness, linking the everyday struggles of one homeless family to the epic policy failures of Mayor Bloomberg and his administration.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
NY Daily News: Mayor Bloomberg’s Homeless Policy Has Been A Resounding Failure

As New York Daily News columnist Albor Ruiz writes, “the figures don’t lie…New York City is facing a homelessness crisis of record-breaking proportions.”

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Coalition Joins Hundreds of Advocates to Launch “United to End Homelessness”

The newly-formed coalition of advocates, service providers, faith leaders and homeless individuals will work to make homelessness a top priority in the upcoming mayoral election.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Stefan Sagmeister Project Benefits the Coalition

Renowned artist and dedicated CFH supporter Stefan Sagmeister and his partner Jessica Walsh designed business-like cards to benefit the Coalition

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Monday, April 1, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Coalition for the Homeless is Looking for Volunteer Shelter Monitors

Help us inspect the NYC shelters and interact with clients.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
How I Found Myself

First Step graduate Lakisha Smith talks about her journey.

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Monday, March 25, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
City to Kick Sandy Evacuees Out of Hotels Before Housing Plan is Implemented

The City recently announced they will end the hotel program for Sandy evacuees at the end of April -- long before affordable housing resources will made available to all of those in need.

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Friday, March 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
CFH Responds to City’s Dangerous Plans To Kick Sandy Victims Out of Hotels

CFH responds to reports to NYC will kick Hurricane Sandy victims out of hotels at end of April.

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Friday, March 22, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
13 Bold Progressive Ideas for NYC

Coalition for the Homeless joined the NYC Council Progressive Caucus in launching an important policy platform.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Winter 2013 Edition of Safety Net is Out!

Read the latest edition of Safety Net the newsletter of the Coalition for the Homeless

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Monday, March 18, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
New Briefing Paper: Homeless Again

Our new policy brief details the continued fallout from Advantage returns and the rising costs of repeat family homelessness.

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Monday, March 11, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
An Open Letter to Mayor Bloomberg

This eloquent, impassioned letter to Mayor Bloomberg was written by Tim Campbell, the Coalition’s Director of Programs.

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Friday, March 8, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
The Right to Shelter and Proven Solutions to the Problem of Homelessness

Closing out a week of stubbornly avoiding responsibility for New York City’s record homeless shelter population, Mayor Bloomberg today launched an attack on NYC’s legal right to shelter – including fantastical claims about private jets and limos whisking imaginary homeless people off to shelters.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013 by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
FACT VS. FICTION:  Fact-checking Bloomberg on Homelessness

Refusing to take responsibility for the record-high 50,000+ homeless people in NYC shelters, Mayor Bloomberg and his officials have instead launched a series of baseless attacks on homeless advocates. Here we fact-check the attacks.

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