Two new supportive residences – Breaking Ground’s 90 Sands and Comunilife’s El Bouriquen – are profiled as shining examples of the model; the Network’s Pascale Leone and Cynthia Stuart are quoted on supportive housing’s cost-effectiveness and the need for much much more of it.
Network Chief Operating Officer Cynthia Stuart on the need for specialized supportive housing for justice-involved individuals in this Op-Ed for CityLimits.
Network Executive Director Laura Mascuch wrote this Op-Ed in CityLimits.
Network Executive Director Laura Mascuch speaks on supportive housing and the State's Five Year Housing Plan for New York NOW.
Network Executive Director Laura Mascuch on the need for more affordable housing in this Op-Ed for CityLimits.
Network Executive Director Laura Mascuch on the Governor's plan to add affordable homes in this Op-Ed for The New York Times.
A group of formerly homeless people played bingo in the basement of a Bronx apartment building one recent afternoon, trying to win prizes such as movie tickets and bottles of laundry detergent.
Lissette Encarnacion lives at The Brook, but she used to live under a bridge beside the Gowanus Canal.
In a wide-open ballroom in Manhattan last week, a room with gilded columns and dark herringbone floors, men and women in dark suits sat at a reception for a retiring city official, listening to speeches as they munched on tidy portions of chicken and salad greens.
She didn't have a complaint or a problem. She just wanted the world to know about her home and the organization that saved her life.
Around the corner came a little golden ball of sunshine named Madison, dressed head to toe in pink, hair arranged in Afro puffs, one wrist covered in turquoise beaded bracelets, arms opened wide. She wrapped those arms around a teacher’s legs, hugged them close and looked up with the kind of smile that sets the world right.
New York City pioneered the strategy of providing homeless people not just with housing but with drug treatment, psychiatric care and other services they need to live successfully on their own.