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A Bronx Tale: The Doorway to Homelessness in New York City


Despite an official end to the recession, 2010 saw the largest increase in poverty following an economic downturn since 1981. Nowhere is poverty more apparent today than in the Bronx, specifically the South Bronx, home to the poorest congressional district in the nation. The brief outlines the high rates of poverty—combined with overcrowding, rent burdens, and low vacancy levels—that push Bronx families out of stable housing and into homelessness.

When a Solution Is Also Part of the Problem: The Complex Relationship Between Public Housing and Family Homelessness

The Invisible Majority: Doubled-up Students in New York City Public Schools

Past the Tipping Point? Emerging Signs of Community Vulnerability in Sunset Park

When Things Just Don't Add Up for Bronx Families

Economic and Housing Indicators

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