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Office of Mental Health

Supported Housing for Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Questions and Answers - Staten Island

  1. Does the $14,493 per unit reflect the net of State money and client rent? Can the agency be the landlord in the leasing relationship with the tenant?

    The $14,493 per unit reflects the net of State funding and does not include the clients' contribution towards rent. If the agency wants to lease units in a building it owns, the proposal should fully explain the details of such an arrangement.

  2. Who currently holds the contract for the 10 beds of Supported Housing for Adults with Serious Mental Illness on Staten Island?

    A non-profit agency holds the current contract. The identity of this agency will be shared with the agency who is awarded the 10 beds.