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CSH Releases 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Report (QAP)

CSH Releases 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Report (QAP)

March 14, 2018

CSH is pleased to present “2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Promoting Supportive Housing & Recommendations for the 2018 & 2019”. This new report builds on our assessment of 2016 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) policies and examines the strategies Housing Credit agencies adopted to foster and encourage supportive housing development within QAPs for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit), highlighting significant national...

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CSH Summit 2018: Data at the Forefront of Supportive Housing

CSH Summit 2018: Data at the Forefront of Supportive Housing

July 19, 2018

By Paul Rossi, Director of Client Services, Foothold Technology Last month, I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Los Angeles at CSH Summit 2018. Foothold Technology hosted our interactive Supportive Housing Resource Exchange — a forum for attendees to ask questions and share resources with one another throughout the duration of the conference. We’ve offered this forum in partnership with CSH – since their inaugural Summit in...

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CSH Summit Discussion Highlights Cross-Sector Approach to Aging in Supportive Housing

CSH Summit Discussion Highlights Cross-Sector Approach to Aging in Supportive Housing

July 13, 2018

Emily Martiniuk Last month, experts in healthcare, supportive housing, philanthropy, policy, systems change and research came together as part of CSH’s fourth annual national Summit to offer perspectives on the current state of an aging population in supportive housing. Emily Martiniuk, a supportive housing resident and graduate of the CSH SpeakUp! program, kicked off a dynamic discussion by describing how, on the brink of retirement, her life suddenly...

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Research on Housing & Healthcare

Research on Housing & Healthcare

July 11, 2018

“Housing as healthcare” is the maxim often used to describe the critical impact of housing on the health conditions and needs of vulnerable populations. CSH reviews the state of available research literature on this topic in our new published paper, "Supportive Housing & Healthcare Outcomes." Our goal is for supportive housing and healthcare providers to use this brief as a starting point for further exploration of the studies that most closely...

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National Academies Releases Report on Supportive Housing

National Academies Releases Report on Supportive Housing

July 11, 2018

CSH welcomes the observations of the National Academies and their affirmation that supportive housing is a solution for ending chronic homelessness. Their report today reflects much of what we already know: Supportive housing is a stabilizing force that can improve the lives of those who face multiple challenges and complex issues such as debilitating medical illness, mental health recovery, substance use and other barriers to independence, wellness...

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CSH – CNCS Pay for Success RFP Frequently Asked Questions

CSH – CNCS Pay for Success RFP Frequently Asked Questions

June 20, 2018

The following questions and responses are being provided to assist persons interested in applying to CSH’s Service Provider Capacity Building: Advancing Pay for Success (PFS), Systems Change, and Supportive Housing for Vulnerable Populations Request for Proposals (RFP) for Technical Assistance. Please direct any additional questions to pfs@csh.org.   Eligibility to Apply We are a community that does not have a PFS pipeline, nor have we ever...

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Miss Webinar on New RFP for Pay for Success? Click Here!

Miss Webinar on New RFP for Pay for Success? Click Here!

June 14, 2018

CSH held a webinar on Wednesday, June 13, for potential applicants interested in using the Pay for Success (PFS) model to create supportive housing for vulnerable populations. During this webinar, we detailed our new RFP, which will further PFS by building the capacity of nonprofit service providers. If you were unable to attend and have an interest in PFS and the RFP, you will find the information you need and a recording of the webinar below. Live...

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Connecticut Balance of State CoC Request for Applications

Connecticut Balance of State CoC Request for Applications

June 11, 2018

The Connecticut Balance of State Continuum of Care (CT BOS) is requesting applications for Rapid ReHousing and Permanent Supportive Housing projects funded through HUD CoC  using both permanent housing bonus and/or any available reallocation funds.  Applications are due 6/29/18. The application can be found here: http://www.ctbos.org/stay-tuned-upcoming-news/ The following types of new projects will be considered: New permanent supportive housing...

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CSH Training Center Announces CHFA Partnership

CSH Training Center Announces CHFA Partnership

June 1, 2018

The CSH Supportive Housing Training Center has partnered with Colorado Housing Finance Authority’s (CHFA) chfareach program to offer trainings and benefits that build the capacity of affordable housing and supportive housing providers. Our combined expertise will: Improve tenants’ quality of life and housing retention as the staff of operators strengthen their skills to deliver and coordinate with services; Increase staff retention and satisfaction...

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Webinar Planned for Pay for Success RFP

Webinar Planned for Pay for Success RFP

May 30, 2018

Read the Request for Proposals (RFP) in its entirety by clicking here. Description CSH is soliciting applicants who are interested in using the Pay for Success model to create supportive housing for vulnerable populations. Applicants should be interested in the opportunity to further a Pay for Success initiative in their community by building the capacity of nonprofit service providers. Submissions are due by June 28, 2018, 8:00pm ET/ 5:00pm PT. Live...

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CSH Releases New RFP for Pay for Success Assistance

CSH Releases New RFP for Pay for Success Assistance

May 30, 2018

Read the Request for Proposals (RFP) in its entirety by clicking here. Description CSH is soliciting applicants who are interested in using the Pay for Success model to create supportive housing for vulnerable populations. Applicants should be interested in the opportunity to further a Pay for Success initiative in their community by building the capacity of nonprofit service providers. Submissions are due by June 28, 2018, 8:00pm ET/ 5:00pm PT. Eligible...

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CSH Releases 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Report (QAP)

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