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Office of Mental Health

Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative (ESSHI)

New York State is issuing this RFP, for the development and operation of at least 1200 new units of Supportive Housing for persons identified as homeless with special needs, conditions or other life challenges. This RFP seeks to award the third 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.