The Down Payment Assistance Fund launches through a multi-year collaboration among stakeholders and accelerates the development of supportive and affordable housing residences in New York City...

On March 13th, the NYS Assembly and Senate released proposals for the state budget and began negotiations. The Network provided an in-depth analysis and continues its advocacy to state leaders regarding the need for increased funding for mental health housing, a 2.9% COLA for human services workers, and an affordable and supportive housing carve out in prevailing wage legislation... Read more here.

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One of the Network’s most beloved days of the year – Lobby Day – began at the crack of dawn on March 5th with staff and tenants from all over the state traveling to Albany for a day of impressing on state legislators the urgent need for increased, adequate funding for new and existing supportive housing...

On March 6th, Network Executive Director Laura Mascuch testified at the New York City Council Committee on Finance’s hearing for the Fiscal Year 2020 Preliminary Budget, underscoring the $20M need in the 2020 preliminary budget for DOHMH scattered site supportive housing programs...

On February 28, about a week before the Network’s annual Lobby Day, some 40 member staff and tenants joined the Network for an interactive workshop generously hosted by Urban Pathways at the Ivan Shapiro House in Manhattan. The training featured everything from the fundamentals of the state budget process to how to navigate the Capitol Building. An overarching goal was to incorporate tenants’ and staff’s real-life experiences in order to forcefully communicate the need for additional funding for supportive housing...

About 100 people gathered on March 1st under a heated tent in the Bronx to celebrate Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s groundbreaking of Arthur Avenue Apartments, the result of its second collaboration with Foxy Management...

Please save Thursday, June 13, 2019, for the 19th Annual New York State Supportive Housing! We're gearing up for another incredible day of speakers, workshops, panels, and reconnecting with each other about all things supportive housing. (Please contact Event and Member Services Coordinator Joelle Ballam-Schwan if you did not already receive a separate Save the Date email.)

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CUCS Institute has tailored this year's trainings to the supportive housing community's needs. All trainings are available to Network members at  discounted  rates ($76 for full day trainings as opposed to $95).

Nina Chung Joins the Network
The Network is excited to announce its newest staff member!

Nina comes to the Network from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation where she supported internal, external and grantee outreach regarding national fields of focus, from child well-being to medical research to the performing arts. Before moving to New York, she studied media and strategic communications at the London School of Economics, publishing research on corporate public apologies and economic schools of thought. Nina joins us as the Communications Associate.

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