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  • NYC Health Department Expands HIV and STI Services

    NYC Health Department Expands HIV and STI Services

    On Friday, February 10, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett announced the expansion of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) services as part of NYC’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) plan.

    NYC’s STD clinics will be renamed as Sexual Health Clinics will now have additional staff and expanded hours. New initiatives …

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    February 13, 2017

  • Housing Works History Project to Launch at New York Public Library

    Housing Works History Project to Launch at New York Public Library

    Join us at New York Public Library for the launch of Housing Works History, a multimedia timelime that traces the history of the organization from its start over 25 years ago.

    Housing Works History: HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, and Design Tuesday, February 21 7pm The New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman …

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    February 10, 2017

  • Charles King Delivers Opening Remarks at Hep C Elimination Summit

    Charles King Delivers Opening Remarks at Hep C Elimination Summit

    The following remarks were presented by Housing Works President and CEO Charles King at the Hepatitis C Elimination Summit in Albany, New York on February 7, 2017:

    Good morning. Welcome to New York State’s first Hepatitis C Elimination Summit. I want to note that today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. …

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    February 7, 2017

  • ACTION ALERT! NYC LGBT Solidarity Rally, Sat., 2/4

    ACTION ALERT! NYC LGBT Solidarity Rally, Sat., 2/4

    Join Housing Works and other advocates, including many of our LGBT elected officials, this Saturday, February 4th, at 2:00pm, in a solidarity rally to stand with immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees, women, people of color, and all those impacted by Trump’s recent executive order. Join us!

    WHAT: LGBT Solidarity Rally

    WHEN: …

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    February 1, 2017

  • Housing Works at Women’s March on Washington, 1.21.17

    Housing Works at Women’s March on Washington, 1.21.17

    Washington, DC—Along with some 500,000 people from all over the country, on Saturday, January 21, over 130 Housing Works community members—staff, clients, volunteers, and supporters—traveled to D.C. in solidarity and in the spirit of #RADICALINCLUSION for the Women’s March on Washington, toughing out a long but energizing and empowering day.

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    January 25, 2017

  • GRENADIER REALTY CORP. SUED FOR HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

    GRENADIER REALTY CORP. SUED FOR HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

    Lawsuit alleges blatant refusal to accept applicants living with AIDS and utilizing a government housing subsidy

    Today, a client of the New York City HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) filed a federal lawsuit against Grenadier Realty Corp., a major New York real estate company with over 22,000 individual apartments, alleging housing discrimination …

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    January 12, 2017

  • Tribute to Longtime Advocate Regina Quattrochi by Charles King

    Tribute to Longtime Advocate Regina Quattrochi by Charles King

    Guest post by Charles King, President and CEO of Housing Works

    I first met Regina Quattrochi in 1990. The Housing Committee of ACT UP had decided to prove that homeless people with AIDS who used drugs would benefit from supportive housing and committed to starting Housing Works. Four of us—Eric Sawyer, …

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    December 14, 2016

  • Ending the Epidemic by Charles King

    Ending the Epidemic by Charles King

    These remarks were delivered by Housing Works President & CEO Charles King at the New York State Ending the Epidemic Summit on December 7, 2016

    Four years ago when Treatment Action Group and Housing Works convened the first summit on Ending the New York Epidemic, many thought it was premature, counter-productive, …

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    December 9, 2016

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