City Opens 56 New Supportive Housing Units

City Opens 56 New Supportive Housing Units Mayor Gavin Newsom today joined the Glide Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) and the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) to open a newly constructed supportive housing development located at 149 Mason Street.The eight-story development is comprised of 56 fully-furnished studio units, each with kitchen and private bath. The units are targeted to persons with incomes below $9,000 per year, all of them homeless or at risk at time of entry.

“These new units represent a commitment to compassionate and effective services delivered in a manner that respects individual dignity, personal strength, and self-determination,” said Mayor Newsom. “We will continue to build both affordable housing and permanent supportive housing so that those with disabilities, or those who just need a stable home, can avoid entering the emergency shelter system as they move from crisis to stability. Read more

Posted on March 25, 2010 | The comments to this entry are closed.