The MRT Affordable Housing Work Group Allocates $86 Million to Supportive Housing Initiatives

The Medicaid Redesign Team (“MRT”) Affordable Housing Work Group has allocated $86 million in 2013-14 to fund various supportive housing initiatives throughout the state. The Notice of Funding Availability is available here. Of this amount, $36.376 million is targeted to expand supportive housing units for high cost Medicaid populations. These funding opportunities can be found on the MRT website, as well as on the HCR and OTDA websites.

NYS Homes & Community Renewal (HCR): The MRT allocation plan for the State Fiscal Year 2013-2014 includes $23,150,000 in MRT capital funds to be awarded through HCR. The Request for Proposals is available here.

MRT Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP):  The MRT allocation plan for the State Fiscal Year 2013-2014 includes $13,226,000 in MRT capital funds to be awarded through the Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP). The Request for Proposals and Application are available here.

This post was contributed by Carla Williams.  Carla can be reached at cwilliams@oalaw.com.


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