Newsfeed Category: Funding

The Network Testifies at the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare


On Wednesday September 27th, the Network’s Director of Policy and Planning Rebecca Zangen testified at the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare hearing on public benefits processing delays at HRA, urging the City to create a system to expedite the process of one shot deal applications. Rebecca also urged the City to exempt DSS and HRA from PEGS in order to ensure supportive housing tenants have resources they need to live stable lives.

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HCR Releases 9% Multifamily and Project Based Voucher RFPs


New York State Homes and Community Renewal has released the 9% Multifamily Request for Proposals, available here.  This package of tax credits and subsidy is a key source of capital for supportive housing.  This year, HCR returns to an annual RFP process after several years of bi-annual applications. Also new: a LGBTQ+ Affirming Senior Housing Program that may be used with an ESSHI Senior component.

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NYC Council and Adams Administration Adopt FY24 Budget


On Friday, June 30th, the New York City Council and Mayor Adams concluded budget negotiations and adopted the Fiscal Year 2024 budget.

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Governor Hochul Announces More Than $20 Million For Supportive Housing Projects


New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance approved over $20 million in Homeless Housing Assistance Program for housing projects in the New York City region to four permanent supportive housing projects.

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2023-24 State Budget Passes


The New York State FY 2024 budget passed May 3rd, one month past the deadline of April 1st. It continues the state's full commitment to the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative, a 15-year plan to develop 20,000 units of supportive housing. The budget also continues funding for year two of the five-year affordable housing plan to create and preserve 100,000 affordable homes – including funds to preserve supportive housing.

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The Network’s Statement in Response to Mayor Adams’ FY 24 Executive Budget


On Wednesday, April 26th, Mayor Eric Adams released his FY24 Executive Budget, a $106 billion dollar spending plan. 

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The Network’s Statement on the Conceptual State Budget


The governor and state lawmakers have missed an important opportunity to address the mounting crisis in the state’s supportive housing system, failing to invest in sorely needed funding to shore up an aging housing infrastructure and programs that are stretched to the limit. 

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The Network’s Statement in Response to Mayor Adams’ PEG Directive


The Supportive Housing Network of NY (the Network) issued the following statement on Mayor Adams’ directive that all city agencies cut their budgets by 4 percent for the coming fiscal year:

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HUD Announces Continuum of Care Awards


On March 28th, HUD announced the Continuum of Care awards for the FY 2022 competition, totaling $2.8 billion nationally.  In New York State, 23 CoCs received $268 million, a 3% increase over the prior year.  NYC won $145 million, a 2% increase.  Most of the funding supports existing permanent supportive housing rental assistance programs, so the funding increases largely support increased Fair Market Rents.  Congrats to all CoCs and funded programs.  Please contact with details about this funding, as we gear up for another federal budget year.

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Assembly and Senate Release One-House Budgets


The New York State Assembly and Senate released their SFY 2024 one-house budget resolutions yesterday. Below is a summary on how both proposals compare to the Governor’s proposed budget.

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