Tag Archive: Economic Recession

Do you live here or work here?

(By: Angela Fonseca) Angela Fonseca is the Coalition’s Communications Coordinator. As a new employee responsible to inform others about the Coalition and its resources, she has a fresh set of eyes regarding homelessness.… Continue reading

Homeless families in Central Florida

WESH Channel 2 aired a story yesterday that may have surprised many people. The story portrays a situation that, unfortunately, we at Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida are all too familiar… Continue reading

Walmart to hire 100,000 veterans

According to a count on a January night in 2011, there were 67,495 homeless Veterans in America. At Coalition for the Homeless specifically, one in four residents in the Men’s Pavilion is a… Continue reading

Shortage of affordable housing at all-time high

  This past June, the Coalition shared a post indicating that more American renters than ever before are struggling to pay for housing. A new report released by the Institute for Children, Poverty,… Continue reading

BIG happenings at Coalition for the Homeless

If you haven’t heard, we just launched our Journey Home Campaign. This three year, $12 million major gifts and endowment initiative is the largest fundraising endeavor we’ve ever undertaken! With the community’s support,… Continue reading

Homelessness in America

The 2012 Summer Olympics are underway and we are pulling together as a nation to root for our team. After all, we are proud to be from the U.S. – the first country… Continue reading

Harvard reports more struggle to pay for housing

On June 14, the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released its annual housing report, The State of the Nation’s Housing 2012. As the title indicates, the study provides an assessment… Continue reading

Homeless families – from the American dream to food stamps

A recent CNN Money article illustrates a disturbing issue we see every day at Coalition for the Homeless – the changing face of homelessness. Since the economic downturn, America has seen an alarming… Continue reading

The State of Homelessness in America 2012

The National Alliance to End Homelessness recently released their second of The State of Homelessness in America series. The report uses the most recently available national data to examine homelessness between 2009 and… Continue reading