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TESTIMONY: OVERSIGHT: Oversight: Support for Homeless Students

On October 11, 2017, CCC testified before the New York City Council General Welfare and Education Committees regarding the need for more support for homeless students.  CCC also testified in support of several pieces of legislation aimed at providing d …

Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City

Today CCC released the new report released Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City. The report takes a comprehensive look at CCC’s community-level data to better understand the needs of the 22,000 children living in Department of Homeless …

Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City

CCC’s Keeping Track of Family Homelessness in New York City report analyzes the relationship between income and rent data and family homelessness across the city’s 59 community districts, and examines the risks to well-being faced by children and famil …

Services and Housing: Two Critical Components to Ensure the Well Being of Homeless Children and Families

This post was co-authored by the three co-conveners of the Family Homelessness Task Force: Citizens’ Committee for Children, New Destiny Housing, and Enterprise. Last night, 27,000 children and their families slept in a New York City homeless shelter.  …

CCC TESTIMONY: From PATH to Permanency: Navigating the Shelter System as a Family with Children

On June 27, 2017, CCC testified before the City Council General Welfare Committee oversight hearing on PATH to Permanency:  Navigating the Shelter System as a Family with Children.  CCC testified about the need to better address the well-being of child …

One Homelessness Plan for One New York

This week, we co-hosted a summit with Enterprise Community Partners and New Destiny Housing to bring together city and state agencies, nonprofit service providers, academics, foundations and interested New Yorkers to call attention to New York City’s f …

CCC Summary Of The Preliminary Budget For Fiscal Year 2018

On January 24, 2017, Mayor de Blasio released his $84.7 billion Preliminary Budget for City Fiscal Year 2018, which begins July 1, 2017.  Despite the uncertainty of continued investments from the federal and state governments, the Preliminary Budget pr …

CCC Testimony: Oversight: Reforms of Homeless Services, One Year Later

On April 20, 2017 CCC testified before the the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare regarding the status of the Department of Homeless Services’ (DHS) implementation of the 46 recommendations in their 90-day review released in April 2016. …

City Budget: Fiscal Year 2018

Earlier this week, Mayor de Blasio released his Preliminary Budget for the upcoming City Fiscal Year 2018, which starts on July 1, 2017.  Despite much uncertainty about federal and state funding, the Mayor’s budget proposes funding for several importan …

Keeping Track: Housing Instability & Homelessness in New York City

Budget discussions at the city, state and federal level have brought renewed focus to the housing crisis in New York City. Just last week, President Obama announced that his 2017 budget includes a proposal to spend $11 billion over the next 10 years on …

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