Lauren Bennett

Involuntary Hospitalization of People Experiencing Homelessness or Mental Illness Perpetuates Harm and Trauma

December 21, 2022 New York City Mayor Eric Adams’s recent announcement that the city will institutionalize people who are experiencing homelessness or mental illness without their consent is harmful and inhumane. As a coalition of 14 national housing justice advocacy organizations, the National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) condemns this action, which is in direct …

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NATIONAL COALITION FOR HOUSING JUSTICE RESPONDS TO FEDERAL STRATEGIC PLAN TO PREVENT AND END HOMELESSNESS

December 19, 2022 Today, the U.S Interagency Council on Homelessness released its new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, All In. We are encouraged by the agency’s leadership through the Plan which promotes an evidence-based Housing First approach that includes housing and supports, choice, and voice. These are important and effective strategies and …

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