December 10, 2013 -- New York Times
A five-part series tells the heartbreaking story of Dasani, a homeless girl living in a notoriously bad City-run shelter. Read more here.
October 28, 2013 -- New Yorker
A comprehensive article about New York City’s historic homelessness crisis, which highlights the essential role of Coalition for the Homeless and advocates in fighting to address that crisis. Read more here.
June 16, 2013 -- New York Times
An editorial spotlighting the historic crisis of New York City homelessness, the failures of Mayor Bloomberg’s flawed policies and the challenges ahead for the next mayor. Read more here.
April 23, 2013 -- The Observer
One homeless family's struggles are linked to the policy failures of Mayor Bloomberg and his administration. Read more here.
November 26, 2012 -- Metro New York
Metro highlights the Coalition's recent advertising campaign depicting 20,000 children sleeping in the NYC shelter system. Read more here.
August 19, 2012 -- New York Times
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Council Member Annabel Palma, and Mary Brosnahan co-authored a letter to the editor calling on Mayor Bloomberg to enact a plan that will reduce homelessness and save taxpayer money.
January 2, 2012 -- The Nation
Part of a special issue of The Nation devoted to the nation's tattered social safety net, this article, written by the Coalition's Senior Policy Analyst, Patrick Markee, details the effects of the past decade's cutbacks in Federal affordable housing assistance. Read more here.
January 27th, 2011 -- The Nation
After the recession, the city's wealthy thrive and the poor continue to be left behind. Read more here.
December 8, 2010 -- New York Times
The City's housing subsidy, Advantage, is flawed and has resulted in many families turning back to shelter. Read more here.
August 20, 2010 -- WPIX 11
Mr. G from PIX 11 visited Camp Homeward Bound this summer. Watch this news piece as he interviews some of our campers and our camp director, Beverly McEntarfer. Watch the video here.
August 19, 2010 -- Huffington Post
A blog post by Mary about the importance of helping the homeless in small ways, like participating in Project: Back to School. Read the article here.
July 15, 2010 -- 1010 WINS
Listen to the Coalition for the Homeless Camp Homeward Bound Director Bev McEntarfer, Assistant Director Thomas Semeta, and campers talk about Camp at Bear Mountain. Listen here.
April 30, 2010 -- New York Family
New York Family features Mary Brosnahan, Executive Director. Read more here.
March 25, 2010 -- Press Conference
John Liu released an audit showing how NYC spends over $150 million taxpayer dollar on 'handshake deals' to shelter homeless families. Read Mary's remarks here.
March 10, 2010 -- Huffington Post
Mary discusses Governor Paterson's record cuts to homeless services. Read her blog post here.
March 26, 2010 -- NY1
Watch this NY1 feature on the Coalition's First Step Job Training Program. Read more and watch the video here.
December 9, 2009 -- Coalition for the Homeless news release
Coalition for the Homeless and the Legal Aid Society file a legal challenge to the City of New York's lack of shelter for homeless men and women. Read the news release here.
October 19, 2009 -- New York Daily News
An op-ed by the Coalition's Executive Director, Mary Brosnahan, urging Mayor Bloomberg to change his failed homeless policies in order to address all-time record high New York City homelessness. Read the article here.
October 5, 2009 -- Huffington Post
A blog post by the Coalition's Executive Director, Mary Brosnahan, highlighting the surge in homelessness and the City of New York's failure to provide sufficient shelter. Read the article here.
April 22, 2009 -- The New York Times
An overview of the Coalition's State of the Homeless 2009 report, which critiques the Bloomberg administration's decision to cut off homeless families from a longstanding priority for Federal housing assistance. Read the article here.
Januray 22, 2009 -- The Nation
An article co-written by the Coalition's Senior Policy Analyst, Patrick Markee, describing the impact of the economic recession on homelessness in the United States and outlining policies that the Obama administration and Congress can adopt to reduce homelessness. Read the article here.
March 16, 2008 -- New York Magazine
An overview of Mayor Bloomberg's record on homelessness, which finds that "[h]omelessness is the single biggest failure of the Bloomberg administration." and which profiles six homeless New Yorkers sleeping on city streets. Read the article here.
March 24, 2002 -- The New York Times Magazine
A comprehensive and moving portrait of homeless children and families in New York City, as they navigate bureaucratic obstacles and harsh treatment in the early months of the Bloomberg administration. Read the article here.
June 11, 1999 -- The New York Times
After the unfortunate death of one of the tunnel dwellers so infamously depicted in the movie Dark Days, this article explains how the Coalition successfully used Federal housing subsidies to relocate dozens of these men and women into permanent housing. Read the article here.