Economic Abuse as a Barrier for Domestic Violence Survivors Seeking Housing

By Raquel Paulino, HousingLink Training and Technical Assistance Manager At a recent conference sponsored by Fordham Law School’s Feerick Center for Social Justice, I participated in a panel on consumer debt, addressing issues related to economic abuse and domestic violence. Economic abuse is a common type of abuse among survivors of domestic violence; identity theft […]


HousingLink: A Model for Reducing Family Homelessness

New Destiny’s innovative rapid rehousing program, HousingLink, has been found by an independent evaluator to be “an innovative, promising practice” which should be sustained and scaled up with increased staffing: “HousingLink has proven that it could scale up, serve more families and be sustainable. Compared to the costs of housing a family in shelter, HousingLink […]


Laying a Foundation of Support

It’s always a thrill to watch one of our affordable housing projects take shape. In these photos, the contractor is laying the foundation for The Jennings, which will have 42 units of affordable housing with 23 units for homeless domestic violence survivors.


Testimony at a hearing on the NYC 15/15 Initiative

From Carol Corden, Executive Director: On April 24, 2018, I testified at a hearing on the NYC 15/15 Initiative conducted by the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare, which is the de Blasio Administration’s 2014 commitment to developing 15,000 units of supportive housing over the next 15 years. My testimony addressed who is […]


3 Models

Alternatives to Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence — A discussion of three models by Carol Corden, Executive Director


Testimony to City Council to Address the Homelessness Crisis

Carol Corden, New Destiny’s Executive Director, presented the following testimony to the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare hearing on HPD’s Coordination with New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA/DSS) to Address the Homelessness Crisis