2011 Conference

As part of its mission to foster dialogue and debate, the Network hosts an annual supportive housing conference in New York City. The Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference is the largest supportive housing event in the nation, with over 1,000 registered attendees. Each year, experts and industry professionals gather for a day of workshops, panels and networking. In 2011, the conference featured 21 diverse workshops and a keynote address from Dr. Cornel West.

The following workshops were held during the 11th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference on June 9, 2011.

Demystifying Bond Financing

Difficult Sites: How to Build on Them--and When Not to

  • PowerPoint, Amy Larovere, A. Larovere Consulting
  • PowerPoint, Jonathan Kirschenfeld, Jonathan Kirschenfeld Architects

Medicaid and the Future of Supportive Housing

  • PDF, Jason Helgerson, New York State Department of Health
  • PDF, Jennifer Ho, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Greening Supportive Housing: What's Next?

  • PDF, James Freihaut, Greater Philadelphia Innovation Center
  • PowerPoint, Esther Toporovsky, Enterprise Community Partners
  • PowerPoint, Valerie Neng, WHEDco

Green Thumbs, Green Apples: Incorporating Horticulture and Local Food into Supportive Housing

  • PDF, Lindsey Peletier, Common Ground
  • PowerPoint, Pat Callahan, The Bridge

Housing Innovation in the New Paradigm

  • PDF and notes, John Rhea, New York Housing Authority
  • PowerPoint, Rosanne Haggerty, Common Ground
  • PDF, Jerilyn Perine, Citizens Housing & Planning Council

Housing Is Healthcare

Improve Building Systems, Save Money

  • PowerPoint, David Rouge, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

NY/NY III: Expanding Our Expertise

  • PDF, Frank Lipton, New York City Human Resources Administration

Serving Those Who Have Served

  • PDF, Megan Olden, Weill Cornell Medical College

Supportive Housing and the Child Welfare System

  • PDF, Diane Louard-Michel, Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • PowerPoint, Rebecca Swann-Jackson, Metis Associates
  • PowerPoint, Ruth White, National Center for Housing & Child Welfare
  • PDF, Jessica Katz, Lantern Group
  • PowerPoint, Mary Noto-Gilroy, SCO Family of Services

Tenants Choose, Everyone Wins

  • PowerPoint, Stacy Matuza, Aaron Levitt, Noemi Baez and Vancito Naar, Center for Urban Community Services
  • PDF, Valerie Way, New York Care Coordination Program

Tracking and Evaluating Building Energy Performance

  • PowerPoint, Laura Tavormina of West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Jeff Perlman of Bright Power, Bomee Jung of Enterprise Community Partners and Marc Zuluaga of Steven Winter Associates

The Unique Challenges and Benefits of Serving LGBTQ Tenants in Supportive Housing

  • PowerPoint, Alison Aldrich, New York University
  • PowerPoint, Catherine Shugrue dos Santos, New York Anti-Violence Project