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State Announces Up to $30 Million for Supportive Housing

October 11, 2017

Nick Niedzwiadek, Politico

 

 

Assembly Votes to Release $1 Billion for New Supportive Housing

April 12, 2017

Queens Gazette

Can Andrew Cuomo Really Deliver on His Housing Promises?

March 30, 2017

David Brand, City Lab

 

Cuomo Proposes $1.4 Billion To Make Central Brooklyn 'Vital'

March 10, 2017

Emma Whitford, Gothamist

 

 

What So Many Get Wrong About Homelessness

January 31, 2017

Stephen Levin, Medium

 

 

Cuomo's Big Speech is Short on Housing

January 9, 2017

Joe Anuta, Crain's

 

State Leaders Nudged on Housing MOU

December 22, 2016

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

 

Homeless Advocates Ask for Housing Money Release Outside Special Session

December 21, 2016

Nick Niedzwiadek, Politico New York

Make Good on Funds for Homeless

November 24, 2016

Frank Pizzarelli, Newsday

 

 

'The System Is Beyond the Breaking Point'

October 12, 2016

Anita Abedian, The Village Voice

 

 

The Fight for Supportive Housing Isn't Over Yet

September 21, 2016

Steve Coe, Marc Greenberg, Giselle Routhier, New York Slant

Supportive Housing Right Way to Help Homeless

August 29, 2016

The Editorial Board, amNewYork

 

 

 

 

Success and Struggles Point to a Better Way to Help NYC's Chronically Homeless

August 23, 2016

Lukas Vrbka, City Limits

 

Homeless Advocates Press Gov. Cuomo to Stick to Housing Pledge

August 3, 2016

Adam Shrier, New York Daily News

Advocates, Providers Keep Pressure on Cuomo Over Housing Funds

June 21, 2016

David Howard King, Gotham Gazette

 

Supportive Housing Advocates Not Pleased With Deal

June 17, 2016

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

Klein: Supportive Housing MOU Not Likely to Come by Session’s End

June 15, 2016

Michaela Kilgallen, Times Union

 

 

Advocates Nervous About State Housing Plan As Albany Session Nears End

May 27, 2016

Jarrett Murphy, City Limits

 

 

New York State Lawmakers Urged to Quickly Move $2B Into Affordable Housing Programs

May 5, 2016

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

De Blasio holds out ‘hope’ for state partnership on homelessness

January 12, 2016

Laura Nahmias, Politico New York

 

Cuomo-de Blasio feud threatens cooperation on housing for homeless

December 29, 2015

Brendan Cheney, Politico New York

Advocates' $4 billion plan urges Cuomo to fund more supportive and senior housing

December 10, 2015

Joe Anuta, Crain’s New York Business

Ethical Treatment of Our Homeless Neighbors

November 30, 2015

Anne Klaeysen, Gotham Gazette

 

Governor Cuomo’s Life Or Death Decision On Supportive Housing

November 30, 2015

Wayne Starks, Gay City News

Pressure Shifts to Cuomo as De Blasio Announces Supportive Housing Plan

November 19, 2015

David Howard King, Gotham Gazette

For the Homeless, Housing Is Healthcare

August 23, 2017

Sony Salzman, Vice

 

 

 

Shelly Nortz on Housing and Homelessness

April 11, 2017

Susan Arbetter, WCNY

 

Billions of State Housing Dollars Could Be Unfrozen in New Budget

March 24, 2017

Joe Anuta, Crain's

 

To End the Cycle of Homelessness, End the Cycle of Excuses

March 6, 2017

Peter Cook, Crain's

 

 

 

As Homeless Crisis Grows in NYC, State Sits on $2 Billion in Yet-to-Be Released Housing Funds

January 26, 2017

Zack Fink, Spectrum News NY1

No Time to Waste in 2017 Albany Agenda

January 9, 2017

The Editorial Board, amNewYork

 

Homeless Advocates Say Cuomo, Legislature Could Free Up Money Now

December 21, 2016

Karen Dewitt, WXXI News

Advocates: State Hasn’t Made Good on Funds to Fight Homelessness in New York City

December 15, 2016

Hazel Sanchez, CBSNewYork

 

Housing Experts Discuss Housing MOU

November 23, 2016

Capital Tonight

 

 

It is Time to Start Building Affordable Housing

October 8, 2016

Editorial Board, Democrat & Chronicle 

 

New York Builds Housing to Cut Healthcare Costs

September 22, 2016

Fred Mogul, WNYC

 

 

Cuomo's 'Pathetic' Withholding of Promised Funds is Keeping Housing for the Homeless From Getting Built

August 26, 2016

Nathan Tempey, Gothamist

 

The Rise and Fall of 'Clean and Sober' in Supportive Housing

August 23, 2016

Lukas Vrbka, City Limits

 

 

Activists Protest Cuomo for 'Irresponsible' Delay on Homeless MOU

August 3, 2016

Emily Julia Roche, Politico

Comptroller Finds Problems with Homeless Shelters as Advocates Say 1 Year of Funding is Not Enough

June 23, 2016

Karen Dewitt, WXXI News

The Old Albany Hustle

June 21, 2016

The Editorial Board, The New York Times

 

 

New York Legislature Extend Session, but Still Comes Up Short

June 17, 2016

Karen DeWitt and Karen Rouse, WNYC

 

While Advocates Push for Action on Supportive Housing, Hevesi Says Deal Tied to 421-a, Other Negotiations

June 14, 2016

Justin Sondel, City & State

Housing Advocates Growing Restless Over Frozen $2 Billion in State Budget

May 26, 2016

Joe Anuta, Crain's New York Business

Among Travelers and Commuters, the Homeless Stop In and Stay

April 18, 2016

Corey Kilgannon, The New York Times

 

 

City Council Ramps Up Pressure On Cuomo Over Homeless Issue

January 7, 2016

Judith Silfrene, Kings County Politics

Ending the Revolving Door of Homelessness

December 28, 2015

Patricia Swann, Gotham Gazette

Clergy push Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on housing plan for homeless

December 7, 2015

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

Pol calls on Cuomo to tap fund, aid homeless

November 23, 2015

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

 

Senators Push for Supportive Housing

November 23, 2015

Capital Tonight

 

 

Bill puts up the money

November 18, 2015

Editorial Board, New York Daily News

Governor Cuomo Launches Landmark $20 Billion Plan to Combat Homelessness and Create Affordable Housing For All New Yorkers

May 18, 2017 

New York State Senate Passes $153.1B Budget nine Days After Deadline

 April 10, 2017

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

Affordable Housing Activists Want MOU Stripped From Funding

March 23, 2017

Nick Niedzwiadek, Politico

Gov. Cuomo Mocks Mayor de Blasio's 2015 Proposal to Renew Affordable Housing Tax Break

March 3, 2017

Kenneth Lovett and Glenn Blain, New York Daily News

Homeless Advocates Rally in Albany at N.Y. Capitol

January 13, 2017

Matthew Hamilton, Times Union

 

 

Cuomo Vows to Appease 'Middle Class Anger' in State of the State Address

January 9, 2017

Emma Whitford, Gothamist

Homeless Advocates Push for MOU, Session or Not

December 21, 2016

Rick Karlin, Times Union

 

 

City's Supportive Housing Effort Gets a Boost With 550 New Units

December 13, 2016

Ameena Walker, Curbed New York

Address Homeless Crisis in N.Y.

November 21, 2016

Peter Cook, Times Union

 

 

 

Homelessness In NYC Hits Record High With Nearly 60,000 People In Shelters

September 30, 2016

Eleanor Goldberg, The Huffington Post

NYC's Homeless Shelter Population Reaches Record High

September 21, 2016

Max Rivlin-Nadler, The Village Voice

 

As Shelter Population Skyrockets, Cuomo Holds Back Promised Housing

August 26, 2016

Max Rivlin-Nadler, The Village Voice

 

 

Hey, Cuomo: Housing Delayed is Housing Denied

August 23, 2016

Crain's New York Business

 

 

Cuomo Must Keep His Promise to the Homeless

July 28, 2016

Stephen Levin and Andrew Hevesi, New York Slant

 

Heastie Spokesman Rips Cuomo in Scathing Statement

July 5, 2016

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

 

Advocates Fault Cuomo for Broken Promise on New Housing

June 23, 2016

Duncan Osborne, Gay City News

Not Supportive of the Final Housing Plan

June 20, 2016

Capital Tonight

 

 

 

 

Cuomo Puts Affordable Housing Development in Jeopardy

June 17, 2016

Nick Powell, New York Slant

 

 

 

Housing Issues Emerge in Frenzied End of Session in Albany

June 14, 2016

Sally Goldenberg, Politico

 

 

Supportive Housing Push Launched for MOU

May 25, 2016

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

 

 

Budget Leaves Cuomo's Affordable Housing Plan A Mystery

April 6, 2016

David Howard King, Gotham Gazette

For Homeless, Supportive Housing Provides Path to Normalcy

January 28, 2016

Josh Dawsey, Wall Street Journal

Supportive Housing, Not Cold-Weather Sweeps, Called Better for Homeless

January 6, 2016

Public News Service

 

Once Homeless, NYC Family Starts New Life At ‘Sugar Hill’

December 25, 2015

Kenneth Craig, CBS New York

 

We Know What Helps the Homeless. Now We Need More Funding

December 1, 2015

Mary Brosnahan, New York Times

Tackling the Homeless Crisis, Without Mr. Cuomo

November 20, 2015

Editorial Board, New York Times

A Fresh Take on Ending the Jail-to-Street-to-Jail Cycle

May 10, 2017

Christie Thompson, The Marshall Project

 

 

 

NYS Budget Provides Funding for Five Years of Supportive & Affordable Housing

April 7, 2017

SHNNY

 

Cuomo, Keep Your Word on Housing for the Homeless

March 21, 2017

Shelly Nortz, The Journal News

 

Delaying Supportive Housing Funding a Luxury New York's Homeless Don't Have

February 21, 2017

Peter Cook, New York Slant

 

The Capitol Pressroom

January 12, 2017

Susan Arbetter, WCNY

 

 

 

Opening the 240th Legislative Session

January 4, 2017

Speaker Carl E. Heastie, NYS Assembly

 

Clergy Say Albany Using Homeless as Leverage for Pay Raises

December 21, 2016

Michael Gormley, Newsday

 

Once-Homeless Vets Find Comfort During Holidays

December 13, 2016

Deborah Cruz, Norwood News

Homeless Advocates Call on Gov. Cuomo to Get 6,000 New Supportive Housing Units Up and Running

November 21, 2016

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

Homelessness Hits New Record High, City Says It Could Be Worse

September 30, 2016

Emma Whitford, Gothamist

Cuomo Moves Toward Firming Up $2 Billion Housing Plan

September 15, 2016

Jarrett Murphy, City Limits

 

Advocacy Group Blames Cuomo for Supportive Housing Shortage

August 26, 2016

Kathryn Brenzel, August 26, 2016

 

 

Housing Groups Criticize Cuomo's Delay of $2B Funding Deal

August 12, 2016

Konrad Putzier, The Real Deal

 

Homeless Issue Needs a Year-Round Focus

July 21, 2016

Poughkeepsie Journal

 

 

 

Assembly Speaker ‘Tired of Getting Caught in Between the Governor and the Mayor’

July 5, 2016

Will Bredderman, New York Observer 

Not Worth the Wait: A Pathetic End to Albany's Legislative Session

June 22, 2016

The Editorial Board, New York Daily News

N.Y. Legislative Session Creates Plenty of Winners and Losers

June 20, 2016

Rick Karlin, Times Union

 

 

Deals Emerge as Albany Legislative Session Moves Toward Conclusion

June 17, 2016

David Howard King, June 17, 2016

 

Homeless funding hold-up in Albany

June 14, 2016

Nick Perreault, Channel 34

 

 

Campaign Launched Pushing Gov. Cuomo to Dole Out Promised $2 Billion for Affordable Housing

May 22, 2016

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

City, State to Use $10M Settlement for Supportive Housing

March 10, 2016

Sally Goldenberg, Politico New York

Advocates urge Cuomo, de Blasio to 'solidify' supportive housing plans

January 15, 2016

Laura Nahmias, Politico New York

If New York Really Wants to Help the Homeless

January 6, 2016

The Editorial Board, New York Times

 

 

Finally, Urgency on New York’s Homeless

December 23, 2015

The Editorial Board, New York Times

 

NYC needs Gov. Cuomo to join in solutions on homelessness

November 30, 2015

The Editorial Board, AM New York

 

New York City Plans $3 Billion Homelessness Effort

November 18, 2015

Josh Dawsey, Wall Street Journal

 

Congress Can't Afford to Cut Housing for the Mentally Ill

May 5, 2017

Carol Caton, CityLab

 

 

 

Housing and Homelessness

April 4, 2017

Susan Arbetter, WCNY

 

 

 

Supportive Housing Advocates Nudge Cuomo, Using His Words

March 17, 2017

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

Housing Advocates Push MOU Approval in Advocacy Push

February 16, 2017

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

 

Housing Advocates Renew Push for Funding

January 12, 2017

Matthew Hamilton, Times Union

 

 

Past Time to Help the Homeless

January 2, 2017

The Editorial Board, Newsday

 

 

Cuomo: Talks Ongoing for Possible Special Legislative Session

December 21, 2016

Nick Reisman, Spectrum News

De Blasio Announces First 550 Supportive Housing Units

December 12, 2016

Brendan Cheney, Politico New York

Mayoral Task Force Recommends New Direction for Supportive Housing

October 18, 2016

Brendan Cheney, Politico New York

 

Advocates Urge Legislative Leaders to Agree on $2 Billion for Affordable Housing

September 28, 2016

Ashley Hupfl, City & State

Cuomo Calls on State Legislature to Release $2B for 100K Units of Affordable Housing

September 14, 2016

Kathryn Brenzel, The Real Deal

Report: Increase in Homeless Singles Due to Lack of Supportive Housing

August 26, 2016

Brendan Cheney, Politico New York

 

Advocates Fume as State Housing Plan Delayed Until 2017

August 12, 2016

Joe Anuta, Crain's New York Business

 

Gov. Cuomo, Legislature Deadlocked on $2B Affordable Housing Plan for New York

July 5, 2016

Glenn Blain, New York Daily News

 

Assessing the Aftermath: Top Takeaways for NYC From 2016 Albany Session

June 30, 2016

David King and Ben Max, Gotham Gazette

State Releases Small Portion of $2B Promised for Housing

June 21, 2016

Christian Brazil Bautista, Real Estate Weekly

Some Call Legislative Session a Letdown. Cuomo Sees It Far Differently.

June 19, 2016

Jesse McKinley and Vivian Yee, The New York Times

Unsettled Housing Issues Dog End of Albany Session

June 17, 2016

Abigail Savitch-Lew, City Limits

 

 

Was Cuomo Ever Serious About Solving Homelessness? 

June 15, 2016

Mary Brosnahan, New York Daily News

 

Faith Leaders Push State Leaders on Housing MOU

June 14, 2016

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

 

 

 

The Mentally Ill Need Supportive Affordable Housing

May 9, 2016

Ann-Marie Louison, The New York Times

 

This Lego House You Can Live In

February 24, 2016

Corinne Ramey, Wall Street Journal

 

Advocates push Cuomo to add 15,000 supportive housing units to ease homelessness

January 13, 2016

Jennifer Fermino, New York Daily News

With executive action taking effect, homeless advocates keep focus on housing

January 4, 2016

Matthew Hamilton, Times Union

Upstate NY groups sheltering homeless call for more housing

December 22, 2015

The Associated Press

Council Hearing Will Amplify Calls for More Supportive Housing

November 13, 2015

Meg O'Connor, Gotham Gazette

Could the Creation of 6,000 Supportive Housing Units Be the Answer to Queens’ Homelessness Crisis?

April 17, 2017

Anthony Giudice, QNS

 

With Federal Budget Cuts Looming, Cuomo Must Step Up to Fund Housing

March 31, 2017

Judi Kende and Rachel Fee, New York Slant

Housing Advocates Cheer Funding in One-House Resolutions

March 14, 2017

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

Supportive Housing Advocates Release Groundhog Day-Themed Video

February 2, 2017

Nick Reisman, State of Politics

 

Gleaming New Airports Won't Help Homeless New Yorkers

January 11, 2017

Bob Hennelly, NY Slant

 

Advocates Press Cuomo, State Legislature to Support Housing for Homeless

December 21, 2016

Kyle Hughes, NYSNYS News

Homelessness MOU

December 8, 2016

Alyssa Plock, WCNY

 

 

Clock is Ticking on Vital Affordable-Housing Funds

December 6, 2016

Jolie Milstein and Rachel Fee, Crain's

 

New to the Neighborhood

October 17, 2016

Dan Rosenblum, New York Nonprofit Media

 

 

 

Homeless Shelter Opponents Pick the Wrong Target

September 27, 2016

Giselle Routhier, City Limits

 

Opposing Shelters Won’t End the Housing Crisis

September 2, 2016

Paulette Soltani, Gotham Gazette

NYC Homelessness Hits All-Time High, as Advocates Blame Gov. Cuomo for Not Following Through on Housing Pledge

August 26, 2016

Erin Durkin, New York Daily News

 

Gov. Cuomo Doubtful That Full $2B Will be Available for Affordable Housing This Year

August 12, 2016

Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

Albany’s Lack of Action May Put More Than 1,300 Affordable Housing Units in NYC-Area at Risk: NYSAFAH

July 5, 2016

Kathryn Brenzel, The Real Deal

State Promises and City Progress on Homelessness

June 24, 2016

Jarrett Murphy, City Limits

 

 

Protesters Criticize Cuomo's Decision on Supportive Housing MOU

June 21, 2016

Emily Julia Roche, June 21, 2016

 

In Extended Session, Lawmakers Vote Through Variety of Bills With Little Public Review

June 18, 2016

David Howard King, Gotham Gazette

Legislature Reaches Deal to Extend Mayoral Control of New York’s Schools for a Year

June 17, 2016

Vivian Yee and Jesse McKinley, The New York Times

Klein Throws Cold Water on $2B Housing Deal's Prospects

June 15, 2016

Sally Goldenberg and Jimmy Vielkind, Politico

Fate of $2 Billion in State Housing Funds Unclear as Session Nears End

June 13, 2016

David Howard King, Gotham Gazette

 

State Leaders Should Keep Promise to Homeless

June 11, 2016

Mark H. Fuller, Democrat & Chronicle

 

 

Albany's Unfinished Business

May 9, 2016

Mary Brosnahan, New York Slant

 

Homeless Housing Gets Boost From Cuomo-de Blasio Feud

February 1, 2016

Brendan Cheney, Politico New York

 

Mayor de Blasio starts task force to help build 15,000 apartments for the formerly homeless

January 12, 2016

Erin Durkin, New York Daily News

How to End Homelessness in New York City

January 4, 2016

Alana Semuels, The Atlantic

NYC bets big on 'supportive housing' to curb homelessness

December 14, 2015

Jennifer Peltz, The Associated Press

 

Hevesi and Nortz: There’s a way to curb homelessness

November 12, 2015

NYS Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi & Shelly Nortz, New York Daily News

Capital Region needs supportive housing

November 1, 2015

Kristin Miller, Times Union

 

Letter: Create supportive housing to help end homelessness

October 30, 2015

Kristin Miller, The Buffalo News

A Proven Plan to End Homelessness in New York

October 14, 2015

Normal Siegel and Robert M. Hayes, New York Observer

A crucial strategy to end the homelessness crisis

September 21, 2015

Judi Kende, Crain's New York

Dramatic Increase in Homeless on Streets of NYC

September 17, 2015

MetroFocus, PBS

The Mayor’s Battle on Homelessness

September 9, 2015

Editorial Board, New York Times

Homeless Solutions Instead of Homeless Shaming

August 14, 2015

Gary Belsky, Gotham Gazette

Rise to the challenge and fight street homelessness

March 3, 2015

Jerry Jones, New York Daily News

De Blasio Policies Chip Away at Homeless Count

March 4, 2015

Jarrett Murphy, City Limits

 

Bill de Blasio Slams Andrew Cuomo’s Homelessness Proposals

February 25, 2015

Will Bredderman, New York Observer

NY Mental Health Advocates Say More Housing is Needed

February 25, 2015

The Associated Press

NYC to get less of homeless-housing fund

February 13, 2015

Joe Anuta, Crain's

Supportive Housing Helps Solve Homelessness

December 22, 2014.

Frederick Shack, Gotham Gazette

Trust Fund Windfall Should Boost Supportive Housing

December 19, 2014.

Rachel Fee, City Limits

Renewed Supportive Housing Legislation is a Must

December 11, 2014. 

Allison McCullough, Gotham Gazette

Council Urges Agreement on 30,000 Supportive Homes

December 10, 2014.

Tanay Warerkar, The Greenpoint Gazette


Events

9.27.17 Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Steering Committee Honored by The Coalition for Behavioral Health

At the annual Coalition Leadership Awards Reception, The Coalition for Behavioral Health honored the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Steering Committee with the Advocacy Champion Leadership Award for the successful push for supportive housing.

4.12.17 Celebratory Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Following the release of funds for the first 6,000 supportive housing units in the completed budget, advocates, supportive housing tenants, and homeless New Yorkers gathered to thank State leaders for this historic investment in a proven solution to homelessness.

4.5.17 Thirty-Fifth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

After State leaders failed to pass a budget on time, advocates and homeless New Yorkers returned to call on them to release the supportive housing funds immediately.

3.29.17 Thirty-Fourth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

In the final week of budget negotiations, advocates and homeless New Yorkers urged State leaders to release the supportive housing funds in the final budget. 

3.22.17 Thirty-Third Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Faith leaders, homeless New Yorkers, and advocates continued to call for the release of supportive housing funds.

3.15.17 Thirty-Second Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Despite the winter storm, advocates rallied for supportive housing outside the Governor's office.

3.8.17 Thirty-First Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Care for the Homeless clients and staff spoke about the urgent need for supportive housing.

3.1.17 Thirtieth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Advocates continued to call on Gov. Cuomo to meet with legislative leaders and release the funds allocated in last year's budget.

2.22.17 Twenty-Ninth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Staff and clients from The Fortune Society spoke about how the stability of supportive housing can significantly help people reentering the community after incarceration, and called on Gov. Cuomo to immediately release the promised funds. 

2.15.17 Twenty-Eighth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

The day after Valentine's Day, advocates urged Gov. Cuomo to have a heart and finish the MOU.

2.8.17 Twenty-Seventh Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Community Access residents and staff led the call for State leaders to release the nearly $2 billion for affordable and supportive housing that has been sitting idle for months.

2.1.17 Twenty-Sixth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

More than a year after Gov. Cuomo made his bold commitment to create 20,000 units of supportive housing, advocates continued to call on him to follow through and release the funds for the first 6,000 of those units.

1.25.17 Twenty-Fifth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Advocates urged Gov. Cuomo to negotiate with State leaders on releasing the funds budgeted last year. 

1.18.17 Twenty-Fourth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Lantern Community Services led the call for State leaders to immediately release the promised supportive housing funds. 

1.13.17 One-Year Anniversary of Gov. Cuomo's Supportive Housing Pledge

On the one-year anniversary of Gov. Cuomo's 2016 State of the State Address, where he'd pledged 20,000 units of supportive housing over 15 years, faith leaders, elected officials, housing providers and advocates delivered 25,000 messages calling on the Governor to release the promised funds without further delay.

1.11.17 Twenty-Third Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

For the 22nd Wednesday, homeless New Yorkers and supportive housing residents called on State leaders to negotiate and release the desperately needed funds. 

1.11.17 Supportive Housing Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Wednesday State of the State Speeches

On the third and final day of the Governor's State of the State addresses, advocates in Syracuse urged him to release the nearly $2 billion for supportive and affordable housing allocated in the 2016 budget. 

1.10.17 Supportive Housing Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Tuesday State of the State Speeches

Outside Gov. Cuomo's 2017 State of the State speech in Long Island, advocates continued to call on him to finish the job he outlined in the 2016 address.

1.9.17 Supportive Housing Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Monday State of the State Speeches

Advocates and tenants in New York City called on Gov. Cuomo to fulfill the supportive housing commitment he made in his 2016 State of the State Address. 

1.4.17 Supportive Housing Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Speech in Midtown

Dozens of supportive housing residents, homeless men and women, and advocates rallied outside a speech Gov. Cuomo was giving at the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan, urging him to follow through on the supportive housing promise he made nearly a year ago. 

12.28.16 Twenty-First Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Homeless New Yorkers and advocates gathered on the last Wednesday of 2016 to call for the release of supportive housing funds. 

12.21.16 Supportive Housing Rally at the State Capitol in Albany

On National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, a coalition of faith leaders, advocates and housing providers gathered at the State Capitol in Albany to demand the Governor keep his promise to fund thousands of units of supportive housing for the homeless in communities across New York State.

12.21.16 Twentieth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Advocates and supportive housing residents gathered on Homeless Persons' Memorial Day to call for State leaders to release funds for lifesaving supportive housing.

12.7.16 Nineteenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Residents and staff from Geel Community Services called for State leaders to release funds for life-saving supportive housing. 

11.30.16 Eighteenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Faith leaders came together to call for supportive housing.

11.23.16 Seventeenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

The day before Thanksgiving, advocates came together to call on State leaders to follow through on their supportive housing commitment. 

11.16.16 Sixteenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Coalition for the Homeless staff and clients continued to call on State leaders to negotiate and sign the full MOU. 

11.9.16 Fifteenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Community Access urged State leaders to follow through on the promised funds for supportive housing. 

11.2.16 Fourteenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

The Coalition for the Homeless led the call for supportive housing, asking Cuomo, Heastie and Flanagan to get the job done.

10.26.16 Thirteenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

The Supportive Housing Network of NY and other activists continued to call on State leaders to negotiate and finish the job. 

10.19.16 Twelfth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Housing Works led the call for State leaders to sign the MOU and release the funds for desperately needed supportive housing.

10.12.16 Eleventh Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

The Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing led the Campaign's weekly action, bringing together activists and religious leaders from several faiths. 

10.5.16 Tenth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Six months after the budget was passed, Campaign members continued to call for State leaders to sign the MOU and release the promised funds for affordable and supportive housing.

9.28.16 Ninth Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

After taking a one-week break, faith leaders, tenants and other members of the Campaign returned to call for Gov. Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan to work together and fully execute the MOU. 

9.14.16 Eighth Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Activists continued to rally outside Gov. Cuomo's office for the eighth consecutive week. Shortly after the rally, the Governor announced that he had taken action on the MOU.

9.7.16 Seventh Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Housing Works, VOCAL-NY, Coalition for the Homeless and other activists continued to call on Gov. Cuomo to release the funds for the first 6,000 units of the State's supportive housing commitment.

8.31.16 Sixth Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

The Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing led the call for supportive housing and delivered a letter to the Governor's office signed by more than 170 faith leaders.

8.24.16 Fifth Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Clients and advocates, including Community Access CEO Steve Coe, spoke about the urgent need for State leaders to sign the full MOU.

8.17.16 Fourth Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Activists, led by Community Access, continued to call on Governor Cuomo to fully fund the first 6,000 supportive housing units of his 20,000-unit commitment.

 

8.10.16 Third Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Members of the faith community joined advocates and clients in calling for supportive housing.

8.3.16 Second Week of Rallies Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Members of the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing, led by VOCAL-NY and Housing Works, continued to pressure the State to sign the MOU as soon as possible.

 

7.27.16 Rally Outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan Office

Clients and advocates gathered outside Gov. Cuomo's Manhattan office to tell him to sign the MOU immediately and release the remainder of the $1.9 billion for affordable and supportive housing.

 

6.21.16 Rally for Albany’s Full Commitment to Supportive Housing

Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi, faith leaders, clients and advocates urge Governor Cuomo to keep his promise to homeless New Yorkers and sign the MOU for the full commitment to supportive housing.

6.17.16 State Legislative Session Ends Without Agreement to Release Full $2 Billion for Supportive and Affordable Housing

The Governor and legislative leaders agree to a single-year allocation of $150 million for supportive housing, short of the 6,000 units over 5 years that had been announced in the final budget presentation.

6.14.16 Faith Leaders Call on Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders to Sign MOU

More than 130 faith leaders sign on to a letter encouraging Governor Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Flanagan to sign the memorandum of understanding to release funds for the first 6,000 units of supportive housing. The faith leaders and other advocates host a press conference at the Capitol. 

4.1.16 New York State Budget for 2016-2017 Includes Commitment to 6,000 Supportive Housing Units

The Campaign 4 New York/New York Housing applauds Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature for making the commitment to build 6,000 new supportive housing units, the funding for which is included in appropriations of nearly $2 billion in the budget and subject to an MOU.

1.13.16 Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Create 20,000 New State-Funded Supportive Housing Units

During his annual State of the State address, Governor Cuomo unveils his historic commitment to supportive housing.

11.19.15 City Council General Welfare Hearing on Resolution 504 in Support of NY/NY 4

City Councilman Stephen Levin and advocates hold a news conference to publicly support De Blasio’s commitment to create 15,000 in New York City and call on Cuomo to match and fund an additional 15,000 supportive housing units city and statewide, City Hall steps, Manhattan.

11.18.15 Mayor Bill de Blasio's Press Conference on the City's Commitment to Develop 15,000 units of Supportive Housing

Mayor de Blasio Hosts Press Conference to Make Announcement about City’s Supportive Housing plan to develop 15,000 units over the next 15 years.

11.2.15 Faith Leaders' Letter to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio

Over 250 faith leaders have signed on to a letter to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to express how deeply New York's people of faith are committed to the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing so that the most vulnerable among us are treated with dignity.

10.27.15 Petition to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio

Take action! Join us in urging Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate a fourth NY/NY agreement.

10.23.15 PRESS PACKET: Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Forum on Friday, October 23rd 2015

New York Society for Ethical Culture and Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Host Forum Calling for 35,000 Units of Supportive Housing Statewide.

10.23.15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Forum on Friday, October 23rd 2015

New York Society for Ethical Culture and Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Host Forum Calling for 35,000 Units of Supportive Housing Statewide.

10.21.15 Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing Forum on Friday. October 23rd 2015

Forum with elected officials on the City and State Agreement to build 35,000 New Units of Supportive Housing. The event is co-sponsored by the New York Society for Ethical Culture. See event program here.

7.10.15 Assembly Leads Fight For Increased Supportive Housing

New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi release a bi-partisan letter to Governor Cuomo signed by 133 members calling for the development of 35,000 new units of supportive housing by 2025 to address the state's growing homelessness crisis.

6.12.15 Hundreds Rally to Call on Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to Create More Supportive Housing for Homeless Individuals and Families

New Analysis Shows Lack of Supportive Housing Will Add up to 7,600 to Homeless Rolls, Cost Taxpayers up to $1.35 billion over 10 Years.

6.12.15 Rally for a new NY/NY Agreement / Volante en Español

Homeless New Yorkers gather to call on Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate a new statewide supportive housing agreement.

2.3.15 Amendment Letter to Governor Cuomo

Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing sends 30 day amendment letter to NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo asking him to revise the budget and fully fund the State share of our NY/NY IV proposal.

12.8.14 New York City Council Members Levin, Chin, Eugene, Mendez, Palma, Torres and Rosenthal introduce Resolution 0504-2014 calling upon the Governor and Mayor to approve a fourth “New York/New York Agreement."

12.8.14 Press Release: With Record Homelessness, Councilmembers and Advocates Call for Urgent Action on NY-NY IV Supportive Housing Agreement

City Council Resolution Calls on Governor and Mayor to Reach Urgently Needed Deal to Create Housing for Thousands Living with Disabilities and Mental Illness.

12.4.14 Letter of Support from Assemblymember Marcos A. Crespo

Assemblymember Marcos A. Crespo writes to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio in support of the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing. 

10.10.14 Letter of Support from Assemblymember Andrew D. Hevesi

Assemblymember Andrew D. Hevesi writes to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio in support of the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing. 

7.17.1 Letter of Support from Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal

Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal writes to Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio in support of the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing. 

5.29.14 Press Release: Coalition of 130+ Groups Launch Push for 30,000 New Units of Supportive Housing With NY/NY III Expiring

Groups Urge Governor & Mayor to Negotiate New Agreement That Builds 15,000 Units of New Supportive Housing, Sets Aside 15,000 Others in New Affordable Housing Developments/Existing Rentals.

5.29.14 Launch of the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing

More than 130 organizations gathered at City Hall on May 29, 2014 to launch the Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing, calling on Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to negotiate a new City-State supportive housing agreement that creates 30,000 units of supportive housing for individuals and families with disabilities & other special needs over the next 10 years.