On April 1st the Network and the New York Housing Conference (NYHC) participated in the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) annual federal lobby day as part of their HoUsed campaign, of which the Network and NYHC are the New York State grantees.
Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio has been confirmed as the new HUD secretary. A long-time champion of HUD funding, particularly the HOME program, Secretary Fudge formerly served as the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.
The Governor and Legislature reached a final budget agreement yesterday with several budget bills beginning to pass this week. Below is the Network’s first glimpse of the budget areas important to supportive housing. We will update our members as we learn more details.
As the 2021 New York City mayoral race heats up, the Network released a supportive housing policy platform, Reinvest, Recover, Revitalize: Supportive Housing Solutions for a Better New York, outlining how the next administration can ensure that supportive housing can meet its true potential to transform lives, end chronic homelessness and help New York rebuild.
The Supportive Housing Network of New York is appalled at the latest installment of the ugly NIMBY battle that has been playing out at the Lucerne Hotel on the Upper West Side since July, when Project Renewal moved shelter residents to the empty hotel to protect them from COVID.