Thank You For Another Successful Holiday Toy Drive!

Thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Holiday Toy Drive. With your help, we distributed nearly 10,000 action figures, books, games, basketballs, dolls and more for homeless girls and boys in New York City. Last week, more than 120 kids from city sh ..Read More

Coalition Testifies on Shelter Conditions

On Monday, Coalition for the Homeless and The Legal Aid Society presented testimony before the New York City Council’s Committee on General Welfare regarding shelter conditions and several bills related to homeless services. New York City has a legal right t ..Read More

5 Things People Get Wrong About Homelessness

Homelessness affects hundreds of thousands of Americans on any given day, and yet many people still perpetuate wrong and at times harmful stereotypes about those struggling to access housing. Last year, more than 500,000 people were homeless across the country ..Read More

Today’s Read: Setting the Record Straight

This week, Coalition for the Homeless released a white paper entitled “Housing DisConnect: Fact-Checking Mayor de Blasio’s Claims on Affordable Housing and Homelessness.” The report illustrates how Mayor de Blasio’s current housing plan falls far sho ..Read More