Widespread Call for a Robust NY/NY4 Agreement

Categories: Funding, New York State, New York City, Press


Major media from around New York State, and local media, continue to call on Governor Cuomo for 35,000 new units of supportive housing statewide.

Major media from around New York State, and local media, continue to call on Governor Cuomo for 35,000 new units of supportive housing statewide to address the burgeoning crisis with chronic homelessness, particularly among the most vulnerable.  These articles all appeared within the past month.

Editorials included:

"If New York Really Wants to Help the Homeless" New York Times, January 6, 2016

"Andrew Cuomo homeless edict isn’t a long-term answer" Newsday, January 5, 2016

Coverage of the Governor's recent Executive Order included:

"Cuomo's Cuts Have Exacerbated Homelessness, Says Local Advocate; Supportive Housing Needed" West Side Rag, January 6, 2016

"Cuomo Misses Point, Homeless on Streets Say" New York Times, January 4, 2016

Coverage of supportive housing more generally:

"How to End Homelessness in New York City" The Atlantic, January 4, 2016

"Ending the Revolving Door of Homelessness" Gotham Gazette, December 28, 2015

"Code Blue in Effect, but Troy Shelter Won't Force People To Stay" Time Warner Cable News, January 5, 2016

"After extensive search, de Blasio appoints new deputy mayor" Politico, January 5, 2016

"Contradicting de Blasio, Cuomo says homelessness ‘not an economic problem’" Politico, January 5, 2016

"Decrease in Homeless Veterans in New York Far Outpaces National Drop" New York Times, December 31, 2015

"Cuomo-de Blasio feud threatens cooperation on housing for homeless" Politico, December 29, 2015

"Cuomo, De Blasio Could Deliver a Holiday Miracle for the Homeless", December 23, 2015

"Capital Region advocates for the homeless hold vigil" Times Union, December 21, 2015

"National Homeless Memorial Day" Times Union, December 21, 2015

"Observing Homeless Persons' Memorial Day" Gotham Gazette, December 21, 2015

"NYC's mayor launches new program to help quell tide of homelessness" Reuters, Dec 17, 2015

"Gilbert Taylor, New York City Homelessness Chief, Quits Post" New York Times, December 15, 2015

"Supportive housing is key" Queens Chronicle, December 10, 2015

"Advocates' $4 billion plan urges Cuomo to fund more supportive and senior housing" Crain's December 10, 2015

"Famous homeless veteran gets a home in Astoria" Times Ledger, December 10, 2015

"Stemming New York City's 'Inherited' Homelessness Problem" WNYC, December 8, 2015

"City to Build Housing for the Homeless But Without State Help" WNYC, November 15, 2015

"De Blasio Pledges Additional 300 Beds In Youth Shelters, 'Taking The Gloves Off' On Homelessness'" Gothamist, January 8, 2016

"Residents Sound Off on Affordable Housing Plan for Mentally Ill in Bed-Stuy" DNAinfo, January 8, 2015

"De Blasio unveils latest homelessness proposal: ‘We’re owning this issue’Politico, January 8, 2015

"Avella offers proposals to combat homelessnessPolitico, January 9, 2015

"This week ahead in New York PoliticsGotham Gazette, January 10, 2015

"How one man’s death launched a street-homelessness aid project" Politico, January 11, 2015

"Mayor de Blasio to Raise Base Pay for City Workers" New York Times, January 5, 2016

"Banks: Review of city homeless services will include efforts to improve contracting processes" New York Nonprofit Media, December 17, 2015

"Mayor de Blasio, Facing Homelessness Crisis, Issues Plan to Fight It" New York Times, December 17, 2015

"Panel on Homelessness Talks Controlling a Crisis" NY1, January 5, 2016

"Media Notices Homeless People on Streets, Blames Progressive Mayor" The Nation, December 23, 2015

"Let’s Rethink Our Homeless Shelters" New York Times, January 1, 2016

"Bill de Blasio Teams up with Former Foe Christine Quinn to Fight Homelessness" The Daily News, December 23, 2015

"Questions Over Cuomo’s Order on Homelessness" New York Times, January 4, 2016

"New York City's Homeless are Finding Voucher Program Void" NPR, December 27, 2015

"New York Faces Struggle in Curbing Flophouse Schemes That Victimize Addicts" New York Times, December 28 2015

"City to End Use of 'Cluster' Homeless Shelter Units" Observer News, January 4, 2016

"Cuomo signs New York City public assistance bill" Politico, December 19, 2015

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