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NextGeneration NYCHA Should Prevent Family Homelessness, Not Encourage It

City & State - Ralph da Costa Nunez - 5/2015

Ralph da Costa Nunez weighs in on NextGeneration NYCHA, Mayor Bill de Blasio's recently announced plan for public housing in New York City. With 1 out of 6 families entering the shelter system from public housing, what consequences will this plan have on the state of homelessness? The opinion piece addresses the steps that need to take place in order to ensure the underlying causes that put families in public housing at risk of homelessness are addressed in an effort to break the cyclic nature between the two.

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Quick Look: On the Map

Family homelessness in New York City is at an all-time high. If you only have one minute, use it to take a Quick Look at ICPH’s most recent report, which reveals the scope of family homelessness in every New York City neighborhood and ranks city council districts by the number of family shelter units. Stay tuned for more Quick Looks by neighborhood.

The Cost of Child Care

Journal of Children and Poverty
by Dona Anderson, Senior Public Affairs Officer

The latest issue of ICPH’s Journal of Children and Poverty (JCP) has just been released.


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