September 25,2012 — The Bloomberg administration’s homeless policy failures have pushed the shelter population to unprecedented levels – with over 19,000 children in city shelters.
This report discusses the challenges these children face and details a plan by the City Council that would reverse this trend and save taxpayer money.
May 14, 2015 — Coalition for the Homeless Analysis and Comment on the NYS Budget for Homeless Services Expansion 2015-16 through 2019-20.
December 28, 2013 — Coalition for the Homeless released a new report with fresh evidence that the Bloomberg administration’s flawed Advantage program was a revolving door back to homelessness for thousands of families and children – and cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.
January 12, 2017 — Briefing paper by Coalition for the Homeless examining the factors that contribute to the present family homelessness crisis and recommended solutions that can reduce the number of people utilizing New York City homeless shelters.
Homelessness Research Paper
August 26, 2016 — Briefing paper by the Coalition for the Homeless citing the lack of supportive housing in New York City as one of the primary drivers of the marked increase in homelessness among single adults.2000-Present — The Coalition’s annual report provides an overview of homelessness in New York City.Recent reports have analyzed the dramatic increases in New York City’s homeless shelter population and outlined proven solutions.January 12, 2016 — Briefing paper by the Coalition for the Homeless on what Governor Cuomo must do to help end New York’s homelessness crisis.June 12, 2015 — A new analysis by the Coalition for the Homeless finds that the potential failure of Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate and sign a “New York/New York IV Agreement” to create 35,000 units of supportive housing statewide – with 30,000 units in New York City – will lead to further increases in NYC’s record homeless population, more homeless shelters, and will cost New York taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars in avoidable expenses.January 31, 2018 — An analysis by the Coalition for the Homeless examining the creation and preservation of housing units in Mayor de Blasio’s Housing NY plan.The report concludes the City is on track to create too few units for homeless households and calls for 30,000 units of affordable housing for homeless individuals and families, or 10 percent of the total plan, a rate achieved by previous Mayors.The Coalition’s research reports provide in-depth analysis and research on issues affecting homelessness in New York.Coalition reports include studies of New York City’s widening affordable housing gap, the City’s use of illegal boarding houses to shelter homeless people, and the impact of the 1990s welfare reform on homelessness in New York.All in all, the new City data confirm that the current year is the worst on record for New York City homelessness since the Great Depression of the 1930s.October 4, 2009 — The number of homeless single adults in shelters has risen dramatically this year.