We help NYC’s homeless access the funding, tools, training and support they need.
Over 20 years ago, Housing Solutions New York, Inc (HSNY) was born out of the sheer necessity for addressing the very personal street homelessness of its founders. It is this very personal commitment at the very top of the organizational structure that drives how homeless persons are handled – very carefully and with utmost respect.
HSNY has a history embedded in helping NYC’s most vulnerable populations and we continue to move forward in this charge. We remain dedicated to providing the highest level of service by expanding our number of shelter sites across the five boroughs, bolstering our social services for clients, ensuring that our buildings are clean and well-maintained, and providing the best employment opportunities for our staff.
HSNY was founded to address the dire need of homelessness.
HSNY secured contract to directly provide emergency housing and case management to PLWHA.
HSNY begins operations of transitional shelter services for families with children, and for adult families, prioritizing family stabilization towards to independent living for unhoused families.
HSNY is designated as New York City’s Master Contractor for HRA’s Emergency Housing Provider Management Program. Overseeing 15 subcontracted Vendors/Providers with a capacity of 1200 housing units at 70 facilities across NYC.
HSNY doubles its staff to address new contracts and attend to additional clients.
HSNY is awarded a Ryan White grant to serve people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) and BPHN receives funding through the NYSDOH Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) to offer Health Home Supportive Housing rental assistance to low-income Medicaid recipients.
HSNY is awarded City Council Discretionary funding to implement the Domestic Violence and Empowerment (DOVE) Initiative, offering supports to survivors experiencing trauma due to interpersonal and domestic violence. Since 2018 the value of this award
has more than tripled.
HSNY receives NYC discretionary funding to support community outreach and food distribution to NYC neighborhoods experiencing food insecurity.
HSNY is awarded a Works Plus contract by the NYC Department of Probation to deliver resiliency skills-building opportunities to youth in the 42nd Precinct catchment area.
HSNY participates in the NYC DHS Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) count for
the first time.
HSNY rapidly opens up isolation sites in Manhattan to adress the COVID-19 crisis.
HSNY continues to expand it’s services across the five boroughs and hire more staff providing employment to the local community.the first time.
HSNY continues to remain transparent about our financial practices. IRS form 990 is a public tax document that indicates the organization’s revenue, contracts, board of directors, and more.