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Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI) 2019


New York State is issuing this Request for Proposals ( RFP) for the development and operation of at least 1,200 new units of Supportive Housing for persons identified as homeless with special needs, conditions or other life challenges. This RFP seeks to award the fourth year's commitment of Governor Cuomo's plan to develop 6,000 units over five years. NYS will award service and operating funding for units of housing developed to support the needs of individuals residing in the units.   

View the full RFP on the Office of Mental Health's website. 

Read Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's announcement about the RFP.