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 and Houston Mayor Parker Present at White House for Mayor’s Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness

CSH and Houston Mayor Parker Present at White House for Mayor’s Challenge To End Veteran Homelessness

June 4, 2014

Earlier today, First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off the national Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness at the White House. "When a veteran comes home kissing the ground, it is unacceptable that he should have to sleep on it,"  was part of her rallying call that everyone - Mayors, Governors, businesses, community leaders and all citizens should participate in ending homelessness, especially for those who have given so much. Citing the work...

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RFQ Issued Seeking Evaluator for Denver Social Impact Bond

RFQ Issued Seeking Evaluator for Denver Social Impact Bond

October 22, 2014

CSH, Enterprise Community Partners, Social Impact Solutions and the City and County of Denver are pleased to issue a Request for Qualifications related to the evaluation of a social impact investment initiative in Denver that will provide supportive housing to chronically homeless individuals who also struggle with mental health and substance use challenges. The initiative will connect up to 300 chronically homeless individuals that are high utilizers...

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Houston Hosts Central Florida Business & Government Leaders for Knowledge Exchange

Houston Hosts Central Florida Business & Government Leaders for Knowledge Exchange

October 21, 2014

CSH is excited to have facilitated a successful exchange between the leadership of Central Florida and Houston, Texas. Houston, where CSH has been working with the city on their coordinated access system, has seen a dramatic reduction in Veteran and chronic homelessness and is quickly becoming a model city in this effort. Our success working with local communities on changing their systems to better address the needs of vulnerable populations is...

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Meet MISHA – the Medicaid Institute for Supportive Housing Agencies

Meet MISHA – the Medicaid Institute for Supportive Housing Agencies

October 16, 2014

Several provisions in the Affordable Care Act are intended to expand access, utilization and delivery of health care and health related services to low-income populations. With an emphasis on home and community based services, and direct efforts to incentivize and support care coordination and systems integration, advocates around the country are working to create new sources of funding for the delivery of supportive housing and homeless services. While...

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Seeking Input for Proposed Legislation in MN

Seeking Input for Proposed Legislation in MN

October 14, 2014

CSH facilitated six community meetings across the state of Minnesota along with the MN Department of Human Services to look specifically at opportunities in Group Residential Housing (GRH) and Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA) Housing Assistance to meet the goals of the State’s Olmstead Plan and Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. DHS aims to increase housing options, expand opportunities for people to receive services in the community, improve...

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New Training in Louisville, KY

New Training in Louisville, KY

October 14, 2014

The CSH Supportive Housing Training Center is bringing two workshops to Louisville, KY, on November 20 and 21, 2014. As a leader in the supportive housing field, CSH’s workshops offer some of the most robust training the industry has to offer. Mastering Quality in Supportive Housing (day 1) and/or Effective Targeting (day 2) will help you develop the skills and techniques necessary for implementing best practices and serving your community's most...

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Hilton Foundation Announces Continued Partnership with CSH

Hilton Foundation Announces Continued Partnership with CSH

October 14, 2014

After helping create 4,000 housing units over the last ten years, a $12 million investment from the Hilton Foundation will spur innovative investments in supportive housing Supportive Housing Community Advocates from Los Angeles celebrate at their graduation ceremony The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that after ten years of collaboration they are deepening their partnership with CSH in order to accomplish even more. With a total $12...

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CSH to Present at NAHRO Conference and USICH Symposium in Baltimore this Month

CSH to Present at NAHRO Conference and USICH Symposium in Baltimore this Month

October 9, 2014

CSH will be at the 2014 NAHRO National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, October 16-18 and the NAHRO/USICH ending Homelessness Symposium on October 18-19.  Come to one of our sessions and learn strategies to serve vulnerable people and end homelessness in your community. On Friday, October 17, at 2:30pm, Maximizing HA Authority to House Medically Vulnerable Homeless Clients: A Story from Los Angeles will  help attendees understand how to identify...

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CSH Launches Pilot to Identify Homeless Youth in CT

CSH Launches Pilot to Identify Homeless Youth in CT

October 9, 2014

Two experienced youth-serving providers in Connecticut underwent training to launch a new effort to identify homeless youth at the greatest risk of experiencing long-term homelessness. The Youth Continuum in New Haven and The Connection, Inc. in Hartford will deliver a questionnaire to at least 120 youth, with the goal of utilizing the data to inform housing and services capacity planning for youth transitioning out of state care or otherwise experiencing...

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Crawford Apartments Wins Lt. Governor’s Award

Crawford Apartments Wins Lt. Governor’s Award

October 9, 2014

Crawford Apartments, a 25 unit supportive housing development in Bloomington, Indiana, was recognized with the Lt. Governor's Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing and Community Development (Urban) at the Annual Statewide Conference on Housing and Community Economic Development. Named after Mr. Frank “Road Dog” Crawford, a gentleman who passed away while experiencing homelessness in Bloomington, the development targets people who have faced...

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Substance Use Treatment & Housing Forum – CSH and National Council Bring Together Leaders from Across the Country

Substance Use Treatment & Housing Forum – CSH and National Council Bring Together Leaders from Across the Country

October 8, 2014

Stable housing is an essential component of recovery. Yet, many individuals with substance use problems face multiple barriers to accessing housing and the supports necessary to engage in the recovery process while living with addiction. People suffering from addiction must have access to a comprehensive array of housing options that includes permanent, affordable, barrier free housing options as well as sober or transitional housing options ensuring...

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