The Coalition for the Homeless is a non profit organizations who believes that affordable housing, sufficient food, and the opportunity to work for wages are a fundamental right. Their mission is to help people who are experiencing homelessness receive that basic right. Through litigation, public education, and direct services, the Coalition for the Homeless has been able to provide long-term solutions and help over 3,500 men, women, and children towards a path of long term stability.
House Our Future NY is an advocacy campaign formed by the Coalition for the Homeless and 56 other partners. According to the Coalition, homelessness in New York is the highest it has been since the Great Depression. In order to remedy this need, Mayor de Blasio is being urged to align with his Historic Housing plan that aimed at creating 300,000 housing units. The mission for House Our Future NY is to get Mayor de Blasio to provide 10% of his original Housing Plan or 30,000 units (24,000 of which to be newly constructed) of affordable, permanent housing for homeless New Yorkers by 2026. To do this, the Coalition for the Homeless needs to send a petitions to Mayor de Blasio. To help this campaign visit http://cfth.nonprofitsoapbox.com/more-permanent-housing and sign the petition! If you’re an organization that wants to help visit this link: http://cfth.nonprofitsoapbox.com/houseourfutureny . For updates on the campaign follow #HouseOurFuture on Twitter