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Rapid Rehousing Is Not the Only Option for Families

Huffington Post - Ralph da Costa Nunez - 9/2015

For more than a decade, policymakers and practitioners have debated over which strategy is most effective for addressing family homelessness. The recently released and much-anticipated midpoint results of the Family Options Study added fuel to the fire, yet did not yield conclusive results about which strategy is most effective. Despite the less than strong results, Ralph da Costa Nunez explains what conclusions can be drawn to account for the intricacies of this population in his most recent blog post.

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.

Homelessness and Young Children

For Homeless Students, Early Education Can Be Key
by Josef Kannegaard

The continued rise of family homelessness and its impact on the very young remains hidden from many New Yorkers, but is growing more and more visible in both the city’s shelters and its schools.


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