Governor Cuomo Announces Greatest Funding In State History to Combat Homelessness and Expand Access to Affordable Housing and Supportive Services Included in FY 2021 Executive Budget

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 01/29/2020 - 16:41

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the FY 2021 Executive Budget includes the greatest funding in state history to combat homelessness and expand access to affordable housing and supportive services. The Budget doubles funding from $64 million to $128 million for the Homeless Housing Assistance Program, which will create more housing for individuals and families who are homeless and unable to secure adequate housing without assistance. The Budget also invests $5 million to expand permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans and supports the continued implementation of Code Blue efforts across the State with a $13 million stand-alone appropriation.

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