The New York State Supportive Housing Program (NYSSHP) funding is intended to support the provision of services that assist residents of supportive housing to remain stably housed so as not to enter or re-enter the homeless services system.
NYSSHP funds support the cost of providing services designed to promote housing stability and greater independence including employability, mental/physical health stability and/or academic attainment.
Eligible Target Populations
There are three eligible target populations served by the NYSSHP: single adults, young adults, and families.
NYSSHP eligible single adults are defined as adult individuals living without children, who are residing in an eligible unit and who are in need of services to live independently and remain stably housed.
Young Adults (up to age 25):
NYSSHP eligible young adults are those up to age 25, who are single without dependents, whose incomes do not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level and, unless in receipt of public assistance, whose participation in such a program would not constitute “assistance” under the Federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) regulations (https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/programs/tanf/laws-regulations).
NYSSHP eligible families are those whose incomes do not exceed 200% of the federal poverty level. In addition, households must be in need of supportive housing and accompanying services that promote housing stability and self-sufficiency. For the purposes of this RFP, families include pregnant women and couples without children.
For more information about eligible target populations, see https://otda.ny.gov/contracts/2021/NYSSHP/21-NYSSHP-RFP.pdf#page=7.
For information about eligible services and costs, see https://otda.ny.gov/contracts/2021/NYSSHP/21-NYSSHP-RFP.pdf#page=8.
For information about eligible units, see https://otda.ny.gov/contracts/2021/NYSSHP/21-NYSSHP-RFP.pdf#page=10.
For information about how proposals will be prioritized, see https://otda.ny.gov/contracts/2021/NYSSHP/21-NYSSHP-RFP.pdf#page=12.