Coalition Testifies on the Department of ...

On Thursday, the Coalition for the Homeless and The Legal Aid Society presented testimony before the New York City Council Committee ... Read more

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Today’s Read: How to Solve the Housing Crisis

Brooklyn Housing Court - 141 Livingston Street - 2nd floor


The skyrocketing cost of housing throughout New York City has left many tenants struggling to pay rent – one missed paycheck or unforeseen expense away from falling into arrears and facing eviction. ... Read more

Today’s Read: So Little to Ask For: A Home


Children are the often-unseen victims of the homelessness crisis, with nearly 24,000 boys and girls bedding down in New York City shelters tonight. The instability of homelessness has significant long-term ... Read more

Today’s Read: What Urban Hunger Looks Like Now


A combination of stagnant wages and skyrocketing living costs has pushed more New Yorkers to the brink of survival, unable to afford the most basic necessities. Due to funding cuts for federal nutrition ... Read more

How to Help Homeless New Yorkers Post-Blizzard


New York City got slammed by an historic blizzard this weekend that dumped more than two feet of snow and brought high winds and frigid temperatures. The storm, while dramatic, was merely an inconvenience ... Read more