This is a resource guide for nonprofit housing sponsors interested to pursue supportive housing development in New York State. It covers all the latest information about new supportive housing financing programs, and incentives for supportive housing in the recent changes to the NYC Zoning Resolution known as Zoning for Quality Affordability (ZQA).
The focus of this guide is on the early project planning and feasibility stages of development. It offers practical information on co-development partnerships, site selection, acquisition, and tools to help your staff and board of directors assess readiness risk tolerance. Both experienced supportive housing sponsors and those new to development will find useful information to guide planning for your organization’s next supportive housing residence.