The Pipeline

Welcome to CSH's new blog, The Pipeline. This is where you'll find all things CSH -- from industry news and events, to local groundbreakings, to our thoughts on the latest supportive housing research.

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CSH Recognized As National Pay for Success Leader

CSH Recognized As National Pay for Success Leader

October 1, 2014

  The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) have selected CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) as a 2014 Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success grantee. In the announcement of the $750,000 award, CSH is cited for an innovative proposal, our track record of success and our administrative capacity. Pay for Success financing is designed to tackle persistent community challenges by partnering...

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The Road Forward in MN

The Road Forward in MN

December 18, 2014

Supportive Housing: The Road Forward On November 18, CSH held an event entitled Supportive Housing: The Road Forward, bringing together influential leaders in supportive housing from across Minnesota Including decision makers, policy shapers, innovative thinkers and leaders in the industry, this program focused on learning, networking, and discovering advances in supportive housing. The program began with a key note address by Commissioner Mary Tingerthal,...

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Congress Passes Final FY2015 Budget

Congress Passes Final FY2015 Budget

December 17, 2014

Last weekend, Congress passed the final FY2015 budget, funding most government agencies through the remainder of the fiscal year. The FY15 CR-Omnibus provides funding for housing and service programs that assist homeless populations and low-income families through September 30, 2015. Congress had passed a two year budget deal that temporarily suspended sequestration, but put in spending caps for non-defense discretionary programs, like housing assistance...

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CSH Welcomes Four New Board Members

CSH Welcomes Four New Board Members

December 12, 2014

CSH is pleased to announce the addition of four outstanding individuals to our dynamic board of directors: Don Falk, President of the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation Dorothy Edwards, Los Angeles Community Advocate Michelle Norris, President, National Church Residences Development Corporation and Dr. Jim O’Connell, President, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program   Don Falk As Executive Director of Tenderloin Neighborhood...

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National Housing Trust Fund Becomes Reality

National Housing Trust Fund Becomes Reality

December 12, 2014

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has given the green light to Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac to set aside money for funding much-needed affordable housing projects, saying both mortgage entities are financially fit to contribute to the National Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund. Under the passionate leadership of the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), and with the full backing of CSH and other advocates for affordable...

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CSH Presents on Health Care and Youth at the New Jersey Supportive Housing Conference

CSH Presents on Health Care and Youth at the New Jersey Supportive Housing Conference

December 9, 2014

CSH staff participated at the 16th Annual New Jersey Supportive Housing Conference on December 5,  entitled “Breaking New Ground”. Hosted by The Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey, this conference provided the opportunity for partners in the supportive housing industry to come together, hear about best practices and build relationships necessary to foster innovative solutions that improve and increase supportive housing in New Jersey....

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Massachusetts Chronic Individual Homelessness Pay for Success Initiative First in Nation

Massachusetts Chronic Individual Homelessness Pay for Success Initiative First in Nation

December 9, 2014

Yesterday was an exciting day for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, and Santander Bank. Even more so, it was a very exciting day for hundreds of chronically homeless people who will have their lives changed forever because forward-thinking leaders came together, collaborated, innovated and made the "Chronic Individual Homelessness Pay for Success...

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The Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing and Council Members Call for Urgent Action on Supportive Housing Agreement

The Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing and Council Members Call for Urgent Action on Supportive Housing Agreement

December 8, 2014

CSH joined our Campaign 4 NY/NY Housing partners and New York City Councilmembers on the steps of City Hall today in support of a resolution calling on Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio to quickly negotiate and sign a fourth ”New York/New York Agreement.” The campaign is urging the commitment of state and city resources to create 30,000 units of supportive housing in the next 10 years in an effort to meet the growing need of supportive housing...

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Mayor de Blasio’s Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System Plan Released

Mayor de Blasio’s Task Force on Behavioral Health and the Criminal Justice System Plan Released

December 4, 2014

CSH applauds the Administration’s plans to address the high number of people in need of mental health treatment who cycle in and out of New York City’s jails. Mayor de Blasio’s plan significantly expands public health services at almost every step of the criminal justice system. The plan cites a report on 400 New Yorkers who have been admitted to jail more than 18 times in the last five years and present an even higher prevalence of mental...

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MI Hosts Mexican Government Delegation

MI Hosts Mexican Government Delegation

December 3, 2014

The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), in conjunction with Michigan State University, hosted a delegation of 17 Mexican federal and state government officials. At this convening, Mexican leaders learned about effective strategies used in the state of Michigan to end homelessness, including a focus on the intervention of supportive housing for the most vulnerable Michigan residents who require both affordable housing and flexible,...

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IL Supportive Housing Institute Finale

IL Supportive Housing Institute Finale

December 2, 2014

The CSH Supportive Housing Institute Finale took place on November 19th in Springfield, IL, representing the culmination of a four month training series for 11 teams from across the state. Each team offered a presentation in order to share future plans to create integrated supportive housing for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities/IDD. The day began with a welcome offered by Jennifer Harrison with the Illinois Council on Developmental...

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