DASNY Press Releases

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the $24.4 million Ebenezer Square apartments in West Seneca, Erie County. The mixed-use development replaces a long vacant and blighted big box store and offers 25 affordable apartments integrated with a 75-unit licensed residential program serving individuals with behavioral health concerns.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the expansion of addiction treatment and prevention services on Long Island with the groundbreaking of a $4.6 million community residence center in Brentwood, Suffolk County and New York's first bilingual adolescent substance use disorder clubhouse now open in Freeport, Nassau County.
The Addictions Care Center of Albany, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, October 26th to celebrate the construction of a new 20 bed women and children’s residential program. The new building, funded through the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) will increase access to services for women suffering from addiction while allowing them to keep their families intact.
Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the grand opening of the $24.8 million Liberty Landing apartments in Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County. The 59-unit supportive housing project, operated by Concern for Independent Living, offers residential based support services to formerly homeless veterans, in addition to affordable housing for low income Long Island families.
A completely renovated DeGroat Hall opened its doors with 146 beds for students this fall, marking the first major overhaul for SUNY Cortland’s four-story brick Georgian-style residential facility since it was built 65 years ago.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the grand opening of a new $3.6 million Fairview Recovery Services, Inc. women's facility in Binghamton. The new disorder treatment facility is certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to offer treatment and accommodations for women, specifically offering mothers the opportunity to have their children stay with them during treatment.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the ground breaking of a new $250 million inpatient building at South Beach Psychiatric Center in the Ocean Breeze neighborhood of Staten Island. The new 232,000-square-foot facility will replace the Psychiatric Center's 47-year-old buildings that are currently below New York State flood zone height requirements.
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that 33 DASNY employees have been trained to implement New York State’s new, stricter Energy Conservation Construction Code for buildings, which goes into effect October 3.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $35 million in upgrades to SUNY campuses throughout the state are complete. The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York completed these projects in time for students to begin the fall semester.
On Monday, July 25, Governor Andrew Cuomo directed the New York State Department of Public Service, the state agency that regulates energy utilities, to take immediate steps to lower statewide energy usage due to weather predictions of high temperatures and humidity across New York State. DASNY supports Governor Cuomo’s directive, as it has been supportive of similar issuances for years. 15 years ago, Executive Order 111 was issued directing state agencies to reduce energy consumption by 25 percent. Since then, DASNY has participated in a voluntary emergency load reduction program coordinated by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), which controls New York’s power grid.