New York City
DHS SRO Support provides services and operating funding for supportive housing reidences. DHS SRO Support is NYSSHP pass-through funding from NYS OTDA.
Tenant Eligibility Criteria
This program serves only adults. Adults are defined as homeless individuals who need services to live independently.
Eligible applicants are social service districts and nonprofit agencies including faith-based and charitable organizations.
DHS SRO Support will fund a maximum rate of $200 per unit per month for single individuals in residences of up to 50 units. It will fund a maximum rate of $180 per unit per month for residences over 50 units. DHS may negotiate a reimbursement rate with each provider.
The contract term is three years, with a two-year extension.
- DHS no longer accepts applications for DHS SRO Support. If there is an open RFP, applicants may apply directly to OTDA for NYSSHP funding, or apply for funding available from HRA and HPD under NYC 15/15, for new units.
- Eligible services include: case management, counseling and crisis intervention, employment and vocational assistance, educational assistance, parenting skills development, pregnancy prevention (including counseling), family reunification and stability, life skills training and building security services.
- The agency must own or directly lease the property to qualify for funding.
For More Information
See the Network's Funding Guide Entry on NYSSHP.
Patricia Dawson, Assistant Deputy Commissioner
Office of Supportive/Affordable Housing & Services
150 Greenwich St (4WTC)- 39th Floor – New York, NY 10007
Last updated: 08/28/2019