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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New Markets Tax Credits Allocated to CSH

New Markets Tax Credits Allocated to CSH

June 16, 2015

CSH Awarded $40 Million New Markets Tax Credits         Today, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund announced it has awarded $40 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to CSH as part of the 2014 round. “The Department of Treasury has given us the tools to leverage even more resources to spur the creation of supportive housing,” said CSH President and CEO Deborah De Santis....

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Speak Up Advocates on Capitol Hill

Speak Up Advocates on Capitol Hill

July 28, 2015

CSH Speak Up Advocates participated in the annual "Hill Day" in Washington, D.C., meeting with Members of Congress and their staff in their Capitol Hill offices. The Advocates shared their personal stories of homelessness, how supportive housing transformed their lives, and why it is critical for our elected leaders to back programs creating affordable housing with access to community-based services. Advocates met with US Representatives Lucille...

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Capital One Grant Helps Expand FUSE

Capital One Grant Helps Expand FUSE

July 28, 2015

Capital One's philanthropy program provides grants to national and local organizations that support education, financial literacy and community development initiatives. Within its focus on community development, Capital One strengthens low-income neighborhoods by supporting national and local efforts to enhance: Workforce development Affordable housing creation Small business development Capital One's recent grant to CSH will promote scaled...

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Chicago Area Community Meetings, Supportive Housing for Adults with IDD

Chicago Area Community Meetings, Supportive Housing for Adults with IDD

July 28, 2015

Come learn about supportive housing for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) in Illinois - how to create and access opportunities in your community and share your thoughts on what is needed. These meetings are open to self-advocates, family members, providers, developers, and other allies. Click here to RSVP for any of the following meetings: Date/Host Location Thursday, August 6, 10:00am – 12:00pm Hosted by Community...

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CSH Aging Learning Collaborative Visits Newly Renovated Capitol Hall

CSH Aging Learning Collaborative Visits Newly Renovated Capitol Hall

July 24, 2015

On Friday July 17, members of the CSH Aging Learning Collaborative toured the newly-renovated 10-story Capitol Hall Residences owned and operated by Goddard Riverside Community Center. Capitol Hall, which provides housing to formerly homeless men and women as well as social service case management to keep tenants housed, recently undertook major renovations to its 201 single-room occupancy apartments to make them more age-friendly. The renovations...

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Ontario Court Affordable Housing in DC

Ontario Court Affordable Housing in DC

July 24, 2015

On Friday, July 24, Jubilee Housing, along with Washington DC residents, city officials, financiers, and community groups, gathered to celebrate the renovation of the Ontario Court building located in the Adams Morgan section. The renovation will keep the apartment building affordable for families making as little as $19,000 a year. The 29,700 square foot Ontario Court building is home to 27 residential units and a 4,000 square foot program space...

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Hornsby House Breaks Ground in OH

Hornsby House Breaks Ground in OH

July 22, 2015

The Columbiana County Counseling Center, a nonprofit behavioral healthcare organization, performed the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Hornsby House project on May 6 2015. This project will consist of the development of two new supportive housing properties. The first in Lisbon, Ohio will hold eight one-bedroom apartments on an acre of land. The other in East Liverpool, Ohio will be a duplex. Both developments will house adults experiencing...

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Working With Aging Tenants In Supportive Housing: Connecticut Providers

Working With Aging Tenants In Supportive Housing: Connecticut Providers

July 17, 2015

It’s a fact none of us can escape and we’re told we should embrace: we all grow older. But when you’re facing homelessness, aging becomes a much harder reality and often adds significantly to the challenges of surviving on the streets every day. According to the National Coalition for the Homeless (2009): “Definitions of aged status in the homeless vary from study to study. However, there is a growing consensus that persons aged 50 and over...

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Opening New Doors Institute in Ohio

Opening New Doors Institute in Ohio

July 16, 2015

CSH is pleased to offer its Ohio Opening New Doors Institute, a training and technical assistance workshop that will take place from late September 2015 through January 2016. The Institute is designed to assist new or experienced development teams with building winning project proposals that expand capacity for supportive housing in Ohio. This year’s Institute features a combination of in-person and self-paced E-learning modules designed to maximize...

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Speak Up! Advocates in Washington DC

Speak Up! Advocates in Washington DC

July 15, 2015

CSH “Speak Up!” Advocates, including CSH Board Member and supportive housing resident Dorothy Edwards, are presenting today and tomorrow at the National Alliance to End Homelessness 2015 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC. Tomorrow at the Conference, our community-resident Advocates will be featured at the Micro-session entitled: Including the Consumer Voice in Planning and Administration (SA). More details are below. Our...

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MeckFUSE Honored by NACo for Innovation

MeckFUSE Honored by NACo for Innovation

July 13, 2015

CSH congratulates Mecklenburg County, North Carolina on winning 10 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The NACo Achievement Award program recognizes innovative county government programs in 21 categories including children and youth, criminal justice, county administration, environmental protection, information technology, health and many more. The one winning program we are most proud of is the MeckFUSE Program (County...

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