Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million in Awards to Finance Construction and Services for 1,200 Supportive Housing Units
Fifth Round of Governor’s Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative Will Fund 179 Awards for 104 Community Providers in 41 Counties
Advances Governor’s Sweeping $20 Billion, Five-Year Plan to Develop More Than 100,000 Units of Affordable Housing and 6,000 Units of Supportive Housing
Conditional Awards Listed by Region and County Here
New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the fifth round of awards from the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative, which will provide $30 million annually to fund support services and operating costs for at least 1,200 units of supportive housing for homeless persons with special needs, conditions or other challenges. The 179 conditional awards will help 104 community providers create housing opportunities in 41 counties across New York. The conditional awards provide service and operating funding for permanent supportive housing units. The awards will allow applicants to secure separate capital funding to finance the development and construction of their housing projects. The conditional awards can be found listed by region and county here.
“All New Yorkers, especially our state’s most vulnerable, should have access to the services they need in the communities of their choice, and the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative delivers on that commitment during a time when they need more support than ever,” Governor Cuomo said.