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…
Testimony of Coalition for the Homeless on Challenges to the Effective and Efficient Delivery of Social Services in New York City
April 16, 2015The status quo is unsustainable, and while some important incremental improvements have
been made by the City and State in recent months, including new rental assistance programs,
better HRA outreach to prevent evictions, and more placements of homeless families in public housing, these efforts fall short of what is needed to turn the tide.Read more…