Governor Signs Legislation for $1 Billion to Build 6,000 Units of Supportive Housing
Governor Andrew Cuomo, accompanied by Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York President Gary LaBarbera, and Breaking Ground's President and CEO Brenda Rosen... Read more.
17th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference Just Over One Week Away!
We hope you will join us for the 17th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference! This year’s conference will take place on Thursday, June 1st at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. You may register online for this event through the end of the day, Friday, May 26th.  Read more.
Executive Budget Proposes Devastating 15% Cuts to HUD
On May 23rd, President Trump released his first budget proposal for FY 2018, which begins October 1, 2017.   While it provides more detail than the “skinny budget” short-form budget released in March, it slashes domestic spending dramatically and HUD programs are specifically under attack.  Read more.
The Network Names Breaking Ground CEO Brenda Rosen New Chair of the Board of Directors
On May 17, the Network welcomed Brenda Rosen, President and CEO of Breaking Ground, as the new Chair of our Board of Directors. Ms. Rosen replaces Richman Housing Resources LLC President William Traylor, who stepped down as Board Chair after twelve years of dedicated service in this role. Read more.
Supportive Housing & Faith-Based Organizations: Shared Mission to Care for New Yorkers in Need
On May 12, the Network, in partnership with the Mayor’s Center for Faith and Community Partnerships, and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, hosted a forum for leaders of faith institutions who may want to either develop or champion supportive housing. Read more.
A Happy Housewarming for Henry Apartments
On a sunny May morning, Services for the UnderServed celebrated the opening of  Henry Apartments, a beautiful new supportive housing development, in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn, co-developed with Alembic Community Development.The new development, consisting of two neighboring six-story buildings is named after community leader Stan Henry... Read more.
Norwood Terrace Opens
More than 80 partners, staff, tenants and well-wishers gathered May 19th to celebrate the opening of Norwood Terrace, a new affordable/supportive residence developed by B&B Urban and Concern for Independent Living in the Norwood section of the Bronx. Read more.
Updates
The Conversation Blog published an article by Carol Caton, "How funding to house mentally ill, homeless is a financial gain, not drain."

Rise Collaborative Blog published a story by Kate Rogers, "Matt Urban Hope Center Providing More than just a Home."

Chelsea Now Blog published an article by Scott Stiffler about  Breaking Ground's work " Offering the Homeless Help and Hope, On Their Own Terms."

CUCS/Network Trainings: Coordinating Property Management and Social Services on June 6th. Register here.

DEADLINE EXTENDED to register online for the 17th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference on June 1st ! REGISTER HERE.
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