Coalition Children’s Holiday Party a Success

On Saturday, December 19th, over 100 children living in shelters joined us for a special holiday party. Set in the beautiful Alhambra Ballroom, located in Harlem. They were welcomed with goodie bags, a face painter, a professional DJ playing the latest hits, a ..Read More

3,000 Broken Promises

City officials have delivered some harsh holiday news to 3,000 poor and formerly-homeless families: The City will not honor housing vouchers already given to these vulnerable New Yorkers. Last week, in a hastily-organized press conference, City officials revea ..Read More

Welcome to the Coalition’s New Website and Blog!

Welcome to the new, improved, and more-interactive Coalition for the Homeless website! The Coalition’s re-designed website has up-to-date content and new features, including a blog and online advocacy tools to help you get involved. Please take a moment ..Read More

City Blames Homeless for Being Denied Shelter

Last week, Coalition for the Homeless and the Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit against the City of New York for failing to provide adequate shelter to homeless single adults. The City’s response was in no way surprising-they blamed the homeless individu ..Read More

Homelessness Beyond the Inner City

Two recent news reports show how New York’s growing homeless population is impacting people and communities beyond the inner city. Friday’s New York Times included a report about the controversy in a northern Bronx neighborhood surrounding the c ..Read More