State of the Homeless 2016
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A resource for reports, regulations, testimony, news and other documents related to homelessness, poverty and the work of the Coalition for the Homeless.
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Callahan v. Carey – New York State Supreme Court, consent decree (1981)
August 1, 1981This is the complete text of the 1981 consent decree in Callahan v. Carey, the class action litigation brought by Coalition for the Homeless that established a legal right to shelter for homeless individuals in New York City. Read more.
Family Homelessness in NYC: City and State Must Meet Unprecedented Scale of Crisis with Proven Solutions
January 12, 2017Briefing paper by Coalition for the Homeless examining the factors that contribute to the present family homelessness crisis and recommended solutions that can reduce the number of people utilizing New York City homeless shelters.Read more…
Testimony of Coalition for the Homeless on Int. No. 214-A
September 26, 2016Testimony of the Coalition for the Homeless on Int. No. 214-A in relation to the provision of legal services in eviction, ejectment and foreclosure proceedings, presented before The New York City Council Committee on Courts and Legal Services.Read more…
A Growing Crisis for Single Adults: Supportive Housing Placements Decline as Homelessness Among Single Adults Remains High
August 26, 2016Briefing paper by the Coalition for the Homeless citing the lack of supportive housing in New York City as one of the primary drivers of the marked increase in homelessness among single adults.Read more…