Jericho Project News Articles

Robert Blake Resident Of Haven Apartments

Equal funding for supportive housing

Op-ed by Tori Lyon in the Daily News, January 6, 2024 A stark state funding inequity is holding back New York nonprofits from doing our best to reduce homelessness. New York City and State can be applauded for their pioneering roles in championing supportive housing as a proven path to stability for individuals and families. Yet a stubborn blind spot remains as legislators grossly underfund one of the oldest programs in the state — creating barriers to the housing outcomes we all seek. The New York State Supportive Housing Program, known as

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Homeless Near Brooklyn Bridge

New York shouldn’t lose sight of housing solutions that work

Options such as rapid-rehousing get families out of shelters and into homes. Op-ed by Tori Lyon in NYN Media, August 17, 2023 The influx of migrant people into New York City, not only a humanitarian crisis but also a financial one, has shone an unsparing light on our chronic shortage of affordable housing. As local, state and federal administrations spar over how to shelter incoming migrant people and determine who will pay for it, we must not lose sight of the  long-term housing solutions that work, and commit more funding

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Jericho Project Gala to Celebrate 39 Years of Fighting Homelessness in NYC

This year, Jericho Project’s Annual Gala will celebrate our 39 years of work to end homelessness in New York City along with honoring our Veterans. This year’s event will honor Morgan Stanley for their extraordinary support of Jericho’s Veterans Initiative, along with Michael Reed, Jericho’s long-time Board Treasurer, for his commitment to ending homelessness in our great city and beyond. Funding will be used to build impactful programs and support for veterans, families, and young adults. Click here to purchase your Celebrate! 2022 tickets, sponsor the event or donate.    

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This Holiday Season, Support our Seniors in Need!

Dear Friend, As I look ahead to 2022, I can’t help but be filled with hope and cautious optimism as we collectively turn the page on the battle against the pandemic over the last 18 months. There is no doubt that we have endured one of the most trying periods of our lives, and perhaps no demographic was hit harder by the pandemic than senior citizens with underlying health conditions in urban areas like New York City. Nearly 40% of the tenants within Jericho’s permanent supportive housing residences are seniors, and many have been aging in place since arriving at one of

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