Evidence shows a cohort effect of baby boomers born between 1955 and 1965 who have disproportionate homelessness risk. Older homeless adults have medical needs exceeding their biological ages. The report forecasts the homeless population in NYC, projects potential costs and suggests interventions.
This report summarizes a multi-site study in three localities – Boston, New York City, and Los Angeles
County – of the anticipated future of the aged homeless population, its likely impacts on health and
shelter systems and resulting costs, and the potential for housing solutions.
First Lady Chirlane McCray announced today the creation of the Office of ThriveNYC, bringing the initiative to the next phase: integrating mental health policy work and building out Thrive programs across all city agencies.
“I welcome Comptroller Scott Stringer’s “hard look” at ThriveNYC. Experts in behavioral health and health policy professionals have recognized Thrive as the most comprehensive mental health plan of any city in the nation. There is far too little understanding out there about mental health conditions
Report defines the scope of the problem by listing conditions at all homeless shelter facilities and tracks progress made by the expanded repair program. Includes total number of inspections conducted, new problems found, and violations and other conditions resolved.
Report contains number of contacts & placements in transitional housing resulting from such contacts during the reporting period and the number of referrals of persons so contacted to programs or services during the reporting period. Includes permanent/ transitional housing projections.
Proposed 2019 Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan (Public Comment Actual Funding Version). New York City's annual grant application to the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development for four formula entitlement grant program funds.
DYCD funded providers of Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Services, including all residential programs and Drop-In Centers serving youth with case management services, will offer participants information about services and resources related to immigration.
This report contains statistics on the number of unsheltered homeless persons. Citywide outreach efforts by HOME-STAT, through which hundreds of highly-trained not-for-profit outreach staff, including licensed social workers, proactively canvass the streets to engage homeless New Yorkers.
The Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity today released its annual New York City Government Poverty Measure report, which shows that both the poverty rate and the near-poverty rate (the percentage living below 150 percent of New York City’s poverty threshold) have significantly decreased.