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.
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.
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…
A State Blueprint for Ending Homelessness
January 12, 2016Briefing paper by the Coalition for the Homeless on what Governor Cuomo must do to help end New York’s homelessness crisis.Read more…
Testimony of Coalition for the Homeless and The Legal Aid Society on Oversight: DOE’s Support for Students Who are Homeless or in Temporary Housing
February 4, 2016Testimony of the Coalition for the Homeless and The Legal Aid Society on oversight of DOE's support for students who are homeless or in temporary housing, presented to the The New York City Council Committee on Education and the Committee on General Welfare.Read more…