Housing as Healthcare: Addressing the long-term effects of violence through housing interventions

August 30, 2022 Nicole Branca, Executive Director, and Gabriela Sandoval Requena, Senior Policy Analyst, hosted the Housing as Healthcare Workshop at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s (NCADV) 2022 National Conference on Domestic Violence. They discussed the health disparities affecting domestic violence survivors and the positive impact that our supportive, affordable permanent housing has on […]


New Destiny Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors

Vaughn Burke Le Duc Safarov is Chief Global Human Resources Officer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, one of the world’s premier law firms. As the firm leader responsible for its business personnel globally, Mr. Burke Le Duc Safarov creates strategies and implementation paradigms for efficient and cost-effective business growth, and oversees all […]


Univision interview with Gabriela Sandoval Requena, Senior Policy Analyst

In this interview, Gabriela discusses the increase in the New York State FHEPS vouchers and how this will benefit New Yorkers who are homeless, or at risk of losing a home, and victims of domestic violence.


Celebrating the opening of The Corden

62 units of supportive, affordable housing with 37 units dedicated to homeless families headed by domestic violence survivors New York State Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin, New York State Homes and Community Renewal Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Assembly Member Kenny Burgos and Brenda McAteer, Assistant Director, Bureau of Housing & Support Services, NYS […]


Statement on Eric Adams Winning as the Next NYC Mayor

New Destiny Housing congratulates Eric Adams on winning the New York City mayoral election. Our city is currently facing a number of formidable challenges, including a homelessness crisis that is only getting worse as eviction rates escalate. Given that families are the largest segment of the homeless population in the City, and over 40% of […]


Press Conference Statement Urging Gov. Hochul to Sign Legislation to Raise the Value of the NYS FHEPS Voucher

By Nicole Branca Executive Director, New Destiny Housing October 29, 2021 Click below to watch the full press conference. Start at 14:00 to watch Nicole Branca read her statement. Click below to watch the full press conference. Start at 14:00 to watch Nicole Branca read her statement. Good morning everyone. Thank you Assemblymember Rosenthal and […]


Rich Froehlich: A Remembrance

by Carol CordenNew Destiny E.D., 1997-2020 Rich Froehlich’s sudden death on September 24th, 2021 left New York City’s affordable housing world shocked and saddened. Rich was a major actor on the New York and national housing scenes and he was in the prime of his career. He was also a steadfast friend and supporter of […]


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 […]


New – Our First Project in Queens

Rising 21 stories, our first affordable rental project in Queens is nearing completion. With 139 residential units, the project, located in transportation rich Jamaica, will have 69 units reserved for families coming directly from NYC domestic violence shelters. Building amenities include multi-purpose residents’ lounge, children’s room, library/computer room, and secure outdoor space with a children’s […]