Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare

May 3, 2022 Thank you, Deputy Speaker Ayala and members of the City Council General Welfare Committee for the opportunity to submit written testimony on behalf of New Destiny Housing. Founded in 1994, New Destiny is a nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of violence for low-income families and individuals experiencing homelessness and domestic violence. […]


Memorandum of Support
A6207B Rosenthal / S7157A Parker

Monday, May 9, 2022 New Destiny Housing Corporation strongly supports A6207B / S7157A, which would amend the public service law and the general business law to require the release of individuals from utility, phone, and television contracts in instances of domestic violence. We commend the Senate for passing S7157A on April 26, 2022, and urge […]


Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings

March 14, 2022 Thank you, Chairperson Sanchez and members of the City Council Housing and Buildings Committee for the opportunity to submit written testimony. Founded in 1994, New Destiny is a nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of violence for low-income families and individuals experiencing homelessness and domestic violence. We build and manage supportive, affordable […]


Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare

March 9, 2022 Thank you, Chairperson Ayala and members of the City Council General Welfare Committee for the opportunity to submit written testimony. Founded in 1994, New Destiny is a nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of violence for low-income families and individuals experiencing homelessness and domestic violence. We build and manage supportive, affordable housing […]


Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Women and Gender Equity

February 22, 2022 Thank you, Chairperson Cabán and members of the City Council Women and Gender Equity Committee for the opportunity to submit written testimony at this hearing. Founded in 1994, New Destiny is a nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of violence for low-income families and individuals experiencing homelessness and domestic violence. We build […]


Testimony to the NYC Council Committee on Women and Gender Equity jointly with Committee on General Welfare

November 29, 2021 Thank you, Chairperson Diaz, Chairperson Levin, and members of the City Council Women and Gender Equity and General Welfare Committees for the opportunity to submit written testimony at this hearing. New Destiny Housing is a 27-year-old nonprofit committed to ending the cycle of violence for low-income families and individuals experiencing homelessness and […]


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 […]


Comments on HRA Proposed Amendments of Rental Assistance Program Rules

August 30, 2021 New Destiny Housing commends New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) and Mayor de Blasio for choosing to immediately increase the maximum rents for CityFHEPS to the Section 8 levels, as well as creating a project-based version of CityFHEPS. While these enhancements make CityFHEPS more effective, New Destiny urges the agency to […]


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 […]