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1812, 2023

Law Center Statement on 12% Increase in Homelessness | Point in Time results must drive housing investments, not despair 

By |December 18th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Press Releases|

Law Center Statement on 12% Increase in Homelessness   Point in Time results must drive housing investments, not despair  WASHINGTON, D.C. – (December 18, 2023) Last week, The US Department of Housing and Urban Development released the Annual Point in Time (PIT) Homeless count, showing a 70,650 person, or 12% increase in homelessness. Unfortunately, the PIT confirms what we have been saying for years: that [...]

311, 2023

Law Center Statement on Today’s United Nations Report Decrying Ongoing Human Rights Abuses Against Unhoused People

By |November 3rd, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Press Releases|

Law Center Statement on Today’s United Nations Report Decrying Ongoing Human Rights Abuses Against Unhoused People WASHINGTON, D.C. – (November 3, 2023) Today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee highlighted serious and ongoing patterns of human rights abuses -- including those against people experiencing homelessness and poverty -- in the Concluding Observations from its recent convening that investigated the United States’ compliance with the International Covenant on Civil [...]

510, 2023

U.S. Receives Failing Grades on Human Right to Housing Report Card

By |October 5th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Press Releases|

U.S. Receives Failing Grades on Human Right to Housing Report Card Limited Progress During Pandemic Offset By Inactions Since WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 5th, 2023, the National Homelessness Law Center (Law Center), in partnership with the University of Miami Law School Human Rights Clinic, issued the Human Right to Housing Report Card 2023. The report card condemns the U.S.government's ongoing failure to stem [...]

2308, 2023

Federal Police Use Violent Force Against Family Living in Park – Pattern of Violence Continues

By |August 23rd, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Press Releases|

Federal Police Use Violent Force Against Family Living in Park – Pattern of Violence Continues Forest Service Police Injured Disabled Family Members Washington, D.C. | August 23, 2023 - The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) calls on the Biden-Harris administration to stop using federal police to respond to homelessness. In May of this year, undercover U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management police [...]

505, 2023

National Homelessness Law Center Responds to Murder of Jordan Neely

By |May 5th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Press Releases|

National Homelessness Law Center Responds to Murder of Jordan Neely  (May 5, 2023, Washington, DC) – The National Homelessness Law Center is outraged over the strangulation and murder of Jordan Neely Monday, May 1, 2023.  The Law Center condemns the NYPD, Mayor Eric Adams, and Governor Kathy Hochul for their failure to hold Jordan’s vigilante killer responsible, and for their subsequent efforts to shield his murderer and smear a murder victim.  But these government officials’ statements and actions are symptomatic of the broader problem that led to this tragedy—a toxic cultural obsession with anti-Blackness and dehumanization of the poor.     As the national [...]

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