The Cornerstone Residence is a safe, affordable, well-designed, permanent supportive housing which includes 128 single room occupancy apartments including 12 artist lofts. The residence houses a mixed tenancy of adults including those living with mental health diagnoses and physical disabilities, veterans, the formerly homeless, artists in need of affordable live-work space and low and very low income working adults.
The Cornerstone offers many amenities and programs designed to engage and enhance the lives of our residents and community members. On-site support services, job training and a wellness program is provided by Safe Harbors partner Independent Living, an advocacy and service organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities. The Cornerstone facility includes a fitness center, library, computer lab and artist studio space. With our partner SUNY Orange, Safe Harbors offers a free GED program for our residents and community members. Field trips, special events and programs throughout the year make for a vibrant, inclusive community.
The Cornerstone’s innovative mix of supportive housing, artist lofts, and on-site social services earned it the prestigious “Residence of the Year” Award from the Supportive Housing Network of New York in 2007.
For questions regarding the application, call (845) 784-1150 or fill out our contact form. Completed applications may be delivered in-person 24/7 to the security desk at Safe Harbors of the Hudson, faxed to (845) 784-1112, or mailed to:
The Cornerstone Residence
ATTN: APPLICATION FOR HOUSING
Newburgh, NY 12550
Facilities and Amenities
Studio apartments vary in layout and are between 250 and 350 square feet in size.
All studios are furnished with a twin bed and mattress, a 3-drawer dresser, café table and two chairs and ceiling fan. Each studio comes with a full bathroom a fully equipped kitchenette including a sink, refrigerator, electric stove top and microwave and at least one closet.
The Cornerstone encourages applications from income eligible artists who regularly engage in the arts as a career and have a body of work that demonstrates the development of that art and the intention to pursue their work.
Artist lofts vary in layout and are between 575 and 625 square feet in size.
All artist lofts are furnished with a full bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen with sink, refrigerator, electric stove top, oven and microwave. Each artist loft is equipped with two regular size closets and one smaller storage closet.
- 24/7 security
- Computer Lab, including periodic computer classes
- Fitness Center
- Ann Street Gallery
- Supportive housing services (including case management and job training) provided by Independent Living
- Wellness Center
- GED Program
- Discounted tickets to Safe Harbors and Ritz Theater-sponsored events
- Admittance to various Cornerstone and/or Independent Living-sponsored outings
The Cornerstone Residence Frequently Asked Questions
The Application Process
The Apartments and Building
Criteria for Eligibility/Building Population
The Cornerstone Residence houses a diverse population, and is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all our tenants. Our building tenants include the formerly homeless, low-income individuals, performers and artists, people who are living with a mental and/or physical health diagnosis, veterans and people living with HIV/AIDS.