Newsfeed Category: Network Events

The Network Hosts a Briefing on Mayor Adams’ City of Yes Housing Opportunity Proposal


On Thursday, March 23rd the Network was joined by the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) for a briefing on the Mayor’s City of Yes Housing Opportunity Proposal. DCP presented key strategies and recommendations identified in the proposal aiming to further fair housing and simplify restrictive zoning, including those specific to expanding opportunities for affordable and supportive housing. There was then an extensive Q&A session with attendees.

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The Network Hosts a City Council Supportive Housing Briefing


On March 14th the Network hosted a City Council Supportive Housing Briefing with Council Member Lincoln Restler at Breaking Ground’s 90 Sands residence. The Network outlined some supportive housing basics and how council members, staff and other elected officials can get involved, support and spur development in their districts.

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The Network Celebrates the Past Year in Supportive Housing


On March 9, 2023 the Network joined some 120 members of the supportive housing community for our 2023 Annual Meeting to reflect on and celebrate the past year in accomplishments and challenges as well as vote in the 2023 Board of Directors.

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RESH Celebrates its First RELISH Cohort Graduation


On December 16th, the Racial Equity in Supportive Housing (RESH) Workgroup graduated its first class of participants in its Readying Emerging Leaders in Supportive Housing (RELISH) mentorship program.

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2022 Tenant of the Year Nominee Celebration


On Friday, January 13th the Network joined tenants nominated for the Network’s 2022 Outstanding Tenant of the Year award with supportive housing staff at HELP USA’s headquarters. 

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The Network Hosts a Referral Request Queue (RRQ) NetWorkshop with NYC Human Resources Administration


On Thursday, December 15th The Network joined NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) for a training for supportive housing providers on the new Referral Request Queue (RRQ).

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The Network Hosts its 2022 Annual Awards Gala


On October 25th, the Network hosted its 2022 Annual Awards Gala: our first in-person gathering following a two-year virtual hiatus. Members and partners from across the entire supportive housing sector joined to celebrate our incredible community, to welcome the Network’s new Executive Director Pascale Leone, to honor two Outstanding Tenants of the Year -- Cynthia Hairston and Maliq Edwards and, of course, to network.

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Cynthia Hairston, Outstanding Tenant of the Year


Named ‘the mayor’ by fellow tenants and staff at Lantern Community Services’ Clover Hall, Cynthia Hairston is known for her care, support and passion for her fellow-tenants and community.

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2019 Tenant of the Year Breakfast


Tenants who’d been nominated as 2019 Supportive Housing Tenants of the Year gathered with the caseworkers who’d nominated them for the Network’s annual Award Breakfast December 3rd, which was held at HELP USA’s Genesis Residence.

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Network Hosts HCR and Legal Aid Society For Session on Recent Rent Law Reforms


This past month, the Network held a convening for NYC scattered site providers to learn about how the recently passed rent law reforms will impact nonprofit providers and tenants living in scattered site apartments.

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