Svante Myrick '09 and members of the State Assembly discuss a new approach to combat homelessness on Wednesday

Ithaca Mayor Endorses Legislation to Reduce Local Homelessness

The Home Stability Support Program would provide statewide rental subsidies to 80,000 households — including 150,000 children — that are on the brink of homelessness despite being eligible for public assistance, said Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi (D-28), chair of the Assembly Social Services Committee, at a press conference.