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$3.2 million grant for Monroe County homeless housing
Rochester, N.Y. - New York has awarded $22 million in grants to seven groups statewide for establishing 489 housing units for homeless individuals and families.
The grants for projects in Albany, Bronx, Jefferson, Kings, Monroe, and Westchester counties are from the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.
They include $3.2 million for DePaul Properties in Monroe County to establish 33 housing units for homeless with disabilities, part of $161 million committed for similar projects to better manage needs and expenses of high-cost Medicaid clients.
Other grants are $6 million for CAMBA Housing Ventures in Brooklyn and $5.7 million for Concern for Independent Living and $3.2 million for New Destiny, both in the Bronx.
Westhab in Westchester gets $2.3 million, Support Ministries in Albany $1.1 million; and Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County, $800,000.
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