NYS OMH Supportive Scattered Site Housing

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Operating, Services



Procurement Agency



The OMH Scattered Site supportive housing program provides bundled service and operating funding in NYS.  

Tenant Eligibility Criteria

The most recent RFP prioritizes homeless people living on the streets or subways in New York City.  A mental health diagnosis is not required.

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofit providers of permanent supportive housing.


$30,000/year for rent and services. Applicants may apply for between 15 and 60 units.


Contracts are awarded for five (5) years, and will likely renew.

Network Notes

RFP Release Date 12/12/2022
Questions Due 12/30/2022
Questions and Answers Posted on Website 01/10/2023
Proposals Due by 2:00:00 p.m. EST 01/30/2023
Anticipated Award Notification 02/27/2023
Anticipated Contract Date 04/01/2023

• Proposals are limited to The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and/or Manhattan.

• Programs will be required to accept referrals from Safe Options Support (SOS) Teams, Shelter Partnered Assertive Community Treatment (SPACT) Teams, or Intensive Mobile Treatment (IMT) Teams.

• Tenants pay 30% of their income toward rent. Additional funding, up to $2,000 per unit, will be available to accelerate tenant move-ins and can be used to cover tenant portion of the rent.  

• Renting studio or one-bedroom apartments is required under this initiative, except in the rare instance where a consumer wishes to live with another resident.

• The annual funding rate will include a 2% per year escalator, subject to the availability of funds.

• OMH funds over 19,000 units of scattered site housing in New York State.

For More Information

To view the most recent RFP, click here.


Carol Swiderski 
Contract Management Specialist II 
New York State Office of Mental Health  
Contracts and Claims 7th Floor 
44 Holland Avenue Albany, NY 12229

Last updated: 12/12/2022

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