Medicaid Redesign Team: Affordable Housing Work Group

The MRT Affordable Housing Workgroup was reconvened in 2013 to continue its ongoing work of supportive housing initiatives. The Workgroup is co-chaired by Jason Helgerson, Medicaid Director, Office of Health Insurance Programs, Department of Health, and Michael Skrebutenas, Chief Operating Officer (Interim), Homes & Community Renewal (HCR). Share your thoughts with the MRT Affordable Housing Work Group by e-mail:

2014 Work Group Members

MRT Funded Units in New York State

MRT Scattered Site Brochure

MRT Affordable Housing in the News …

Supportive Housing Comparison

Costs per day to Medicaid of supportive housing versus health care services

2014-15 Work Group Meetings

Friday, February 21st, 2014, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • NYC - NYS Department of Health Metropolitan Area Regional Office
  • 90 Church Street, 4th Floor, Conference Room A/B, Manhattan

Meeting Materials

Past Work Group Meetings

Supportive Housing Videos and Brief

These videos share the experience of a number of New York neighborhoods where supportive housing has been established. Their experience shows that it is beneficial not just for those living in the supportive housing units but for those living in the surrounding neighborhood.

This brief prepared by the Furman Center at New York University describes the impact of supportive housing on the surrounding neighborhood.

Medicaid Redesign Supportive Housing Final Allocation Plan

2011 Meetings, Materials and MRT Affordable Housing Work Group Members (put this under past work group meetings)