2014 State of the Homeless report documents new record levels of homelessness reached in Mayor Bloomberg’s final year in office, with more than 53,000 New Yorkers and 22,000 children sleeping in shelters each night by the end of 2013. Read the report here. Download the complete report here.
The 2013 report documents how New York reached a record 50,000 homeless men, women, and children and what can be done to stem the tide.
The 2012 report analyzes City data showing a new record high homeless population in New York City, and highlights a New York City Council plan that would reduce homelessness and move thousands of homeless kids and families into permanent housing.
The 2011 report highlights a new all-time record homeless population in New York City, analyzes City data showing why the Bloomberg administration's time-limited subsidy programs have contributed to record homelessness, and outlines a plan to use Federal housing resources to reduce the homeless population.
The 2010 report analyzes Gov. Paterson's Executive Budget proposal, which cuts more than $104 million in funding for homeless services - the largest such cut in New York history - amidst the worst year for homelessness since the city began collecting data 25 years ago.
The 2009 report analyzes rising family homelessness in New York City amidst the economic downturn. The report also describes how the City can reduce family homelessness by reversing Mayor Bloomberg's policy cutting off homeless New Yorkers from Federal housing assistance.
As the 2008 report discusses, while family homelessness in New York City soared to record levels, the Bloomberg administration failed to change course and address the worsening problem.
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