Snapshot: Where and How Families at HFH Exit Shelter

In New York City, families with children stay in shelter an average of 534 days before exiting—a length of time that has increased over the last five fiscal years. To better understand the dynamics and challenges of moving out of shelter, we examined the subsidized exits of families in HFH shelters from November 1, 2021, through October

2023-03-15T08:47:58-05:00January 17th, 2023|

Snapshot: Families at HFH Trapped in Conditional Status

HFH's latest snapshot examines the application process for shelter eligibility. When applying for shelter, clients are in 'conditional status.' Nearly a fourth of clients are in conditional status at any time, and many remain in this limbo, reapplying for eligibility, for months. Download this PDF Snapshot

2023-03-15T08:15:31-05:00July 6th, 2022|

Snapshot: Back to School 2021–2022

The policy team’s latest snapshot examines the experience of parents at HFH shelters whose children returned to in-person schooling in the fall of 2021 after a year+ of remote or blended learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Returning to school buildings brought benefits to learning, but also created anxieties around COVID-19 infection and challenges

2023-03-15T08:16:00-05:00January 31st, 2022|
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