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The Network publishes Network News, its monthly e-newsletter, as a chronicle of all things related to New York supportive housing. A typical issue features stories on new residence openings, budget updates, advocacy alerts, photos from recent events, Request for Proposal (RFP) information, and summaries of new research. Read our past issues below.

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May 2020

The Network updates members on captial project and legislative updates, a letter to the Network community, Network speaking at City Council press conference opposing affordable housing budget cuts, Doctors Without Borders partnering with the Network, and more. 

March/April 2020

The Network updates members on COVID-19, FEMA request for public assistance grants, OMH guidance on background check process, additional staffing opportunities, changes to HPD 9% LIHTC applications, and more. 

February 2020

The Network updates members about our 2020 Lobby Day, Testimony to New York State Senate and Assembly on the 2020-21 Budget, State Budget Updates, HPD Occupancy Guidelines, upcoming events, and more. 

January 2020

The Network updates members about the New York State 2021 Executive Budget, ground breakings on Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens Loreto apartments and Unique People Services' on 2050 Grand Concourse, recently released and re-released RFPs and more. 

December 2019
The Network updates members about increases for supportive housing programs in the recently passed federal budget, more updates on the NYC indirect cost rate initiative, a groundbreaking on Westhab's Dayspring Commons, the Network's 2019 Tenant of the Year breakfast and more.

November 2019
The Network updates members about the National Grid service moratorium, the NYC indirect cost rate initiative, ESSHI round four conditional awards, and key legislation regarding prevailing wage in NYC Council; the Network hosts HCR and Legal Aid Society to talk about rent law reforms and scattered site housing; various members host ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies, and more.

October 2019
The Network shares photos a blog post reviewing the 2019 Awards Gala; NYS HCR applications for the Multifamily Finance 9% RFP are due; U.S. HUD Releases TWIN NOFA for Section 11; DePaul and Home Leasing celebrate ribbon-cuttings.

September 2019
The Network shares Deutsche Bank's SHARE Program Round 8 RFP; The Legal Aid Society writes a guest blog post about how new rent stabilization law affects scattered site supportive housing; HCR announces new Multifamily Finance 9% RFP (formerly known as Unified Funding RFP); the Network shares tips for housing providers to protect residents through potential ICE raids; groundbreakings, ribbon-cuttings, and more.

July-August 2019
The Network shares the names of its honorees for the upcoming Awards Gala; NYS releases the RFP for ESSHI Round 4; ACL's Toni Lasicki describes the state's moral obligation to support nonprofits who provide mental health housing; Nixon Peabody give Network members a tailored explanation of the HPD-administered Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion process in NYC.

June 2019
The Network shares photos from a record-breaking 2019 Supportive Housing Conference; AIA New York recognizes the Network for its services to the nonprofit housing community; the Network offers members analyses of the 2019 NYS Legislative Session and the 2020 New York City Budget.

May 2019
The Network testifies to NYCC on DOHMH budget, to NYS Legislature about rent regulation, and to NYCC Charter Revision Commission about ULURP; NYS HCR announces 2018 Unified Funding Awards, including Network members; members S:US and WSFSSH celebrate apartment openings.