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The Network Joins CCIT-NYC for “Community Care, Not Coercion” Rally

Jan.20.2023

On December 20th, the Network joined Correct Crisis Intervention Today (CCIT-NYC) outside Governor Hochul's Manhattan office for a “Community Care, Not Coercion” rally, urging the Governor to invest in comprehensive community care services and reject Mayor Adams’ directive to increase the traumatizing use of coercion and police.

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RiseBoro Community Partnership and Services for the UnderServed Break Ground on Alafia Phase I

Jan.20.2023

On December 19th, RiseBoro Community Partnership and Services for the UnderServed (S:US) joined development partners and elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of Alafia Phase I in East New York, Brooklyn. Phase I of Alafia will create 452 affordable apartments, including 136 supportive housing units. On-site services are provided by S:US funded by the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) administered by the New York State Office of Mental Health and the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPDD).

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Project Renewal Breaks Ground on Bedford Green House Phase II

Jan.19.2023

On a brisk December 9th, Project Renewal joined project partners, funders and elected officials to break ground on Bedford Green House Phase II. When completed, this residence will create 116 new affordable apartments, 70 supportive, in Fordham Heights in the Bronx. Project Renewal will provide onsite services funded by the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) through the New York State Office of Mental Health (NYS OMH).

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December Community Corner

Jan.19.2023

Written by Urban Pathways' Nicole McVinua, Director of Policy and Abigail Hartwig, Policy Intern 

On December 15th, Urban Pathways and Care For the Homeless hosted their annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day observance to honor New Yorkers who passed away in 2022 while unstably housed or due to the stressors of homelessness. They have co-hosted this memorial since 2016, and this year’s remembrance was the first held in-person since 2019.

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Jericho Project and HELP USA Break Ground on Logan Fountain

Jan.19.2023

On December 14th, Hudson Companies, Jericho Project and HELP USA joined development partners and elected officials to break ground on Logan Fountain, a new mixed-use development, supportive and affordable residence and shelter, in East New York. When complete, the eastern wing will create 174 new affordable apartments, including 105 supportive for formerly homeless individuals. On-site services are provided by the Jericho Project funded by NYC 15/15 through the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH).  The western wing will create 169 transitional beds for homeless families, provided by HELP USA funded through the New York City Department of Homeless Services.

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

Dec.15.2022

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 Releases Statement In Response to Mayor Adams’ Recent Announcement

Dec.01.2022

The Supportive Housing Network of New York issued the following statement in response to Mayor Eric Adams’ recent announcement of a host of policy changes to address homelessness in the City – including the involuntary hospitalization of those deemed to be in “psychiatric crisis.”

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Breaking Ground Opens 90 Sands

Nov.30.2022

On November 3rd, Breaking Ground was joined by 100 project partners, electeds and well-wishers to celebrate its ribbon cutting and official opening of 90 Sands located in one of the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City, DUMBO. A former hotel for the Jehovah’s Witnesses, 90 Sands is second only to Breaking Ground’s Times Square in size, providing a total of 491 affordable apartments for individuals and families, including 305 for people who have experienced homelessness. On-site services are provided by Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) and funded by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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BRC Breaks Ground on Beach Channel Drive

Nov.30.2022

On October 28th, BRC joined project partners and elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of Beach Channel Drive. Located in Far Rockaway, Queens, Beach Channel Drive will include 147 new affordable and supportive apartments, including 88 supportive units, as well as 100 shelter beds with supportive services for single women. Persons aged 55+ will receive a preference for 50% of the supportive apartments.  On-site services are provided by BRC funded through NYC 15/15 administered by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Camber, Slate, and Westhab open Tremont Residences

Nov.02.2022

On October 18th, project partners gathered to celebrate the opening of Tremont Residences, developed by Camber Property Group and Slate Property Group with services by Westhab. The 11-story building in the West Farms area of the Bronx provides 119 affordable apartments of which 71 are supportive funded by the NYS Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative through the NYS Office of Mental Health. 

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