State of the Homeless 2014
Turning Point: Amidst Unprecedented Homelessness – A New Focus on Housing Can Turn the Tide… 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.
A Better, More Cost-Effective Alternative to the Failed “Advantage” Program
March 14, 2011An alternative to the failed Advantage program will save City and State taxpayer dollars and provide better, more stable housing options for homeless children and adults exiting shelter. Read more…
The Revolving Door Keeps Spinning: New Data Shows that Half of “Advantage” Families Have Returned to the NYC Homeless Shelter System
December 28, 2013Coalition for the Homeless released a new report with fresh evidence that the Bloomberg administration’s flawed Advantage program was a revolving door back to homelessness for thousands of families and children – and cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. Read report.Read more…