State of the Homeless 2015
TURNING THE TIDE: New York City Takes Steps to Combat Record Homelessness, but Albany Must Step Up… Read More
A resource for reports, regulations, testimony, news and other documents related to homelessness, poverty and the work of the Coalition for the Homeless.
Homeless Services in New York State, Assembly Standing Committees on Social Services and Oversight, Analysis and Investigation
December 9, 2014Testimony of the Coalition for the Homeless on the current homelessness crisis in New York City and recommended solutions.Read more…
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.
Analysis and Comment on the NYS Budget for Homeless Services Expansion 2015-16 through 2019-20
May 14, 2015Coalition for the Homeless Analysis and Comment on the NYS Budget for Homeless Services Expansion 2015-16 through 2019-20Read more…
Failure of Governor and Mayor to Complete a Robust “New York/New York IV Agreement” to Create Permanent Supportive Housing Will Lead to More NYC Homelessness and Higher Costs for Taxpayers
June 12, 2015A new analysis by the Coalition for the Homeless finds that the potential failure of Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate and sign a “New York/New York IV Agreement” to create 35,000 units of supportive housing statewide – with 30,000 units in New York City – will lead to further increases in NYC’s record homeless population, more homeless shelters, and will cost New York taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in avoidable expenses.Read more…