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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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Policing- and punishment-based approaches: A really expensive way to make homelessness worse

September 28, 2021 The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) is aligned behind seeking housing justice in order to end homelessness, including youth homelessness. The national organizations that make up the NCHJ represent advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness.  Today, the coalition released the following statement, condemning the ongoing use of law …

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