State of the Homeless 2016
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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.
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…
Testimony of Coalition for the Homeless and The Legal Aid Society on Oversight: An Examination of the Department of Homeless Services 90-Day Review
April 21, 2016Testimony of the Coalition for the Homeless and The Legal Aid Society on oversight of the Department of Homeless Services 90-day review, presented to The New York City Council Committee on General Welfare.Read more…
Testimony of Coalition for the Homeless on Devising a Smart Supportive Housing Strategy for Ex-Offenders Upon Reentry
June 13, 2016Testimony of Coalition for the Homeless on devising a smart supportive housing strategy for ex-offenders upon reentry, presented before The New York State Assembly Committee on Correction and Subcommittee on Transitional Services.Read more…