“In November 2011, Mayor Bloomberg launched the most aggressive attack on the legal right to shelter for homeless New Yorkers…”

The Callahan Legacy:  Callahan v. Carey and the Legal Right to Shelter
coalition for the homeless

“In November 2011, Mayor Bloomberg launched the most aggressive attack on the legal right to shelter for homeless New Yorkers since the Giuliani and Pataki years. The Bloomberg administration proposed new shelter eligibility rules for homeless single adults that would effectively deny shelter to thousands of homeless New Yorkers, including many living with mental illness and other serious health problems.  (for more background on the proposed rules, please look here.)”

to read the full story please click on link below:

http://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org/pages/the-callahan-legacy-callahan-v.-carey-and-the-legal-right-to-shelter

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