Coalition Serves Thanksgiving Dinner to Homeless New Yorkers

On Friday, November 26th, the Coalition hosted its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at St.Bartholomew Church in Manhattan. Nearly 200 homeless and hungry New Yorkers heaped their plates with turkey, stuffing and all the traditional fixings during a formal, sit-down ..Read More

What goes around comes around

This one basically speaks for itself. Notorious foreclosure firm, Steven J. Baum PC, most recently known for their heartless mocking of homeless people at a 2010 Halloween party, is closing its doors. Yes, people will be losing their jobs and that is incred ..Read More

Thousand March Across Brooklyn Bridge

Last Thursday, November 17th, Coalition for the Homeless joined tens of thousands of people in a peaceful march across the Brooklyn Bridge. The march brought together advocates, union members, community organizations, and Occupy Wall Street protesters in a sho ..Read More

Advantage Tenants: November Rent Will Be Paid!

The City has announced it will pay Advantage rents for November, including any late fees that were incurred due to this late decision. These payments will only be made for Advantage tenants currently within their lease period. We do not know if any rent will b ..Read More

Homeless, But Not Eligible for Shelter?

Last night, the Bloomberg administration announced it would begin implementing an eligibility procedure for homeless single adults trying to enter shelter — an onerous process that would effectively deny shelter to a great number of homeless people in ..Read More

Remembering Yvonne McCain, A True Hero for Homeless New Yorkers

Yvonne McCain, lead plaintiff in a historic lawsuit that ensured the right to shelter for homeless children and families, passed away this week. She will be remembered as a true New York hero. McCain, a survivor of domestic violence who was forced to endure ho ..Read More