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.

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 […]

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 […]

Statement on Governor Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State Address

We applaud Governor Cuomo’s commitment to addressing the needs of domestic violence survivors and homeless individuals and families in his 2020 State of the State address. New Destiny has long advocated for the inclusion of households headed by domestic violence as a target population in both New York State and New York City affordable housing […]

Family Homeless Coalition Statement on FY20 Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 19, 2019 STATEMENT BY FAMILY HOMELESSNESS COALITION RE: BUDGET ADOPTION FY20 “On behalf of the Family Homelessness Coalition, we applaud Speaker Johnson and members of the City Council for prioritizing the needs of homeless children and families.  We are particularly pleased that the Adopted Budget for FY20 increases and baselines […]