Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare

September 15, 2021 Thank you, Chairperson Levin and members of the City Council General Welfare Committee for the opportunity to submit written testimony on behalf of New Destiny. New Destiny Housing is a 27-year-old nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness. We develop new affordable housing with voluntary on-site services and […]


Memorandum of Support — S6853A (Kavanagh)

June 7, 2021 New Destiny Housing Corporation supports the passage of S6853A and the introduction and passage of a same-as legislation in the Assembly. S6853A would maximize the effectiveness of several critical programs that aim to prevent homelessness and increase housing stability during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. New Destiny Housing is a 27-year-old nonprofit […]


Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Finance on the Executive Budget for FY 2022

By Gabriela Sandoval Requena Senior Policy Analyst at New Destiny Housing May 25, 2021 Thank you, Chairperson Dromm and members of the City Council Committee on Finance, for the opportunity to submit written testimony at this Executive Budget Hearing for Fiscal Year 2022. New Destiny Housing is a 27-year-old nonprofit committed to ending the cycle […]


Raven Hall – new construction photos

Going up in Brooklyn – Raven Hall, our joint venture with Georgica Green Ventures, a 216-unit building that will have 77 of the units reserved for households coming directly from New York City domestic violence shelters. The building, designed by Stephen B. Jacobs Group, will have two tenant lounges and children’s playroom for program activities, […]


NYC’s Next Mayor Must Seek ‘Transformative’ Solutions to Address Family Homelessness Crisis

by Raysa Rodriguez, Michelle Mulcahy, Nicole Branca Published in City Limits, May 5, 2021 When most people think of homelessness in New York City, they likely think of a single adult, usually a man, on a sidewalk or subway. But the majority of New York City’s homeless population are women with children in shelter, and […]


Advocacy News

From its inception, New Destiny has advocated to ensure that domestic violence survivors and families have access to permanent housing resources, and data has always been an important element of this work. Through two recent grants, from the American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund and Trinity Church Wall Street, we have launched a […]


Our award-winning building, The Jennings

New Destiny is committed to developing affordable housing that is well designed, provides a healthy environment, and incorporates sustainable, green materials. We are thrilled that our most recently completed building, The Jennings, a 42‑unit service-enriched affordable building in the Bronx, has received two awards for its unique design by the project’s architect, Alexander Gorlin Associates: […]


Testimony to Joint Hearing by NYC Council Committee on General Welfare and Committee on Civil and Human Rights

September 15, 2020 Presented by Alyssa Keil Director, HousingLink, New Destiny Housing Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. New Destiny Housing is a 26-year old nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness by connecting families to safe, permanent housing and services. New Destiny supports all of the legislation introduced […]


Introducing our new Executive Director

We are excited to share that Nicole Branca, Associate Commissioner, Community Services, at the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS), has been selected as New Destiny’s next Executive Director. She will begin her tenure on August 10, when Carol Corden, our Executive Director will be stepping down after 23 years of leading New Destiny. We […]


A Milestone – Topping Off The Bryant

We are just days away from “topping off” The Bryant — our 62‑unit service-enriched affordable project under construction in the Bronx. Construction now turns to the interior including partitioning and framing out the apartments and installing kitchen and bathroom fixtures. Thirty-seven apartments at The Bryant will be set aside for homeless domestic violence survivors coming […]