State of the Homeless 2017
Rejecting Low Expectations: Housing is the Answer… 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.
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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…
Homelessness At A Crossroads: Turning the Tide on Record Homelessness in New York City in 2017
February 8, 2017Testimony of the Coalition for the Homeless on Governor Cuomo’s 2017-2018 proposed budget and the impact it could have on homeless New Yorkers presented before the New York State Assembly and Senate.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…