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The Network Joins CCIT-NYC NYC for a Rally to Transform Mental Health Crisis Response in New York

Sep.30.2022

On September 29th the Network joined Correct Crisis Intervention Today NYC (CCIT-NYC) for a rally to transform mental health crisis responses in New York, held in memory of Miguel Richards, who was shot by NYPD during a wellness check requested by his landlord five years ago.

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New Destiny Opens The Kira

Sep.26.2022

On September 20th, New Destiny, BFC Partners and SMJ Development along with well-wishers and partners celebrated the official opening of The Kira in Jamaica, Queens. The affordable/supportive residence provides homes to 139 households including 69 units for families coming from NYC domestic violence shelters. Onsite services funded by the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) through the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative are provided by New Destiny.

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WSFSSH Cuts Ribbon on Mill Brook Terrace Apartments

Sep.26.2022

Having begun to rent up just before the COVID lock-down, staff, electeds and project partners were finally able to safely celebrate the opening of West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing (WSFSSH)’s Mill Brook Terrace Apartments in the Bronx last September 13th. The apartment complex has created homes for 158 seniors, including 48 for supportive tenants.

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Community Access Breaks Ground on Baez Place

Aug.29.2022

Surrounded by elected officials, funders, and development partners, Community Access hosted a joyful groundbreaking on the morning of August 10th for Baez Place, its new affordable and supportive housing building in the Bronx.

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Services for the UnderServed Breaks Ground on Starhill

Aug.01.2022

On July 27th Services for the UnderServed (S:US) and Bronx Pro Group joined Governor Kathy Hochul, Mayor Eric Adams, and project partners to celebrate the groundbreaking of Phase I of their new affordable/supportive housing residence, Starhill. When complete, the residence will create 326 new units of affordable and supportive housing, including 200 supportive units for formerly homeless individuals with substance use disorders. S:US will provide on-site services funded by the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) administered through the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS).

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Project Renewal Opens Bedford Green House

Aug.01.2022

On the beautiful summer day of July 14th, Project Renewal joined New York City Mayor Eric Adams alongside government and project partners to celebrate the opening of Phase I of a new supportive/affordable housing complex, Bedford Green House in the Bronx.  The first phase of Bedford Green has created 117 new affordable/supportive housing units, including 71 supportive for formerly homeless individuals and families. Project Renewal will provide on-site services funded by NY/NY III through NYC DOHMH and HRA (HASA).  

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Deutsche Bank Releases 9th Round of DB SHARE!  Deadline: September 8th

Jul.15.2022

Deutsche Bank asked us to share the release of its Supportive Housing Acquisition and Rehabilitation Effort (SHARE) - Round 9 RFP. DB SHARE is a unique three-year funding opportunity for nonprofit supportive housing providers.

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The Network Testifies at NYC Council Committee on Housing and Buildings

Jul.14.2022

On July 1st, Network Director of Policy and Planning Rebecca Sauer testified at a hearing of the City Council’s Housing and Buildings Committee about the need to adjust the city’s current NYC 15/15 Initiative in order to meet the goal of accelerating supportive housing production by two years as laid out in the Housing Blueprint.

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The Network hosts its 20th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference

Jun.29.2022

On June 2nd over 1,300 members of the supportive housing community joined the Network for its 20th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference. After a two year hiatus, the conference again featured 23 panels with experts sharing updates and best practices in policy, social services and development.

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HSI Opens The Bedford

Jun.27.2022

On June 22nd Housing and Services Inc. (HSI) joined government and project partners to open a new affordable/supportive housing residence, The Bedford, which is creating 108 new apartments, including 66 supportive housing units for families and seniors. HSI will provide on-site services funded by NYC 15/15.

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