Originally appeared in the Queens Gazette New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi (A.D. 28) announced on April 10 the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate voted to release $1 billion for the development of the first 6,000 new units of supportive housing in the next five years to address the state’s growing homelessness crisis, part of a larger promise by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to build 20,000 supportive units overRead More →

Supportive housing can help get people who have cycled through jail and emergency rooms off the streets permanently. Source: The Atlantic By: Alana Semuel The streets of New York and other U.S. cities are home to thousands of people who suffer from crippling mental illnesses, and others who are addicted to drugs and alcohol. In January 2015, there were more than 80,000 chronically homeless people in the United States. Such people are often exposed toRead More →