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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Supportive Housing: Integrated Model Matrix and Expanded Project Profiles

Supportive Housing: Integrated Model Matrix and Expanded Project Profiles

May 26, 2015

An increasing number of communities are creating supportive housing for a range of populations and in response to the Olmstead Decision are exploring new housing models that promote unit integration. Integrating supportive housing into your community is a blending of supportive housing within developments that targeted that may also include affordable and market rate units not restricted exclusively to supportive housing populations. CSH developed the...

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Essex County NJ Veterans Housing Academy

Essex County NJ Veterans Housing Academy

May 21, 2015

CSH, with the support of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting initiative aimed at improving outcomes for homeless and vulnerable veterans in Essex County by increasing the military cultural competency of providers that serve them. The Veterans Housing and Services Academy will build the capacity of housing and human services providers in Essex County to offer accessible and culturally-competent...

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CSH and USICH Release Guide to Improving Medicaid Coverage for Supportive Housing Services

CSH and USICH Release Guide to Improving Medicaid Coverage for Supportive Housing Services

May 21, 2015

CSH and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) have jointly published A Quick Guide to Improving Medicaid Coverage for Supportive Housing Services to provide an overview of the opportunities to maximize Medicaid resources for services in supportive housing. The Guide is designed to provide a brief overview of information in two reports recently published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the...

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CSH Presents Award to Chula Vista City Council

CSH Presents Award to Chula Vista City Council

May 19, 2015

CSH congratulates all of the nominees for a local CSH Supportive Housing Award bestowed recently during the 2015 San Diego Housing Federation Ruby’s dinner. This year’s nominees are: Citronica II, the 25 Cities San Diego Design Team, and the Chula Vista (CA) Housing Initiative. We are pleased to announce the winner is…the Chula Vista Housing Initiative, a partnership of the city, county, and local housing and service providers creating pathways...

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New York State’s Medicaid Redesign Recognized for Innovations in American Government

New York State’s Medicaid Redesign Recognized for Innovations in American Government

May 6, 2015

On May 5th the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the New York State Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) as one of the top five finalists in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition. The announcement recognizes the Top 25 programs in the award competition. In addition to being recognized as a Top 25 program, MRT is one of five finalists...

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Supportive Housing is Moore in Charlotte

Supportive Housing is Moore in Charlotte

May 5, 2015

Charlotte, North Carolina, one of our Zero: 2016 communities committed to ending homelessness, interacts with CSH staff to obtain expert guidance on how to achieve its goal. A recent report from Charlotte bolsters the wisdom of creating additional supportive housing to end and prevent homelessness, and address other related issues. Moore Place, a HousingWorks supportive housing program of the Urban Ministry Center, houses 85 former chronically homeless...

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Five Must-Knows About the House FY2016 T-HUD Bill

Five Must-Knows About the House FY2016 T-HUD Bill

May 5, 2015

The FY2016 Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) appropriations bill is heading to the full US House Appropriations Committee for consideration, possibly the week of May 13. The House is in recess this week, a perfect opportunity for supportive housing providers and others who care about homeless people to invite Congresspersons or their staff members to see first-hand the needs and good works being accomplished in their districts....

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Celadon Makes Its Debut – WOW!

Celadon Makes Its Debut – WOW!

May 5, 2015

BRIDGE Housing, SVA Architects and their partners marked the grand opening of the Celadon last week in San Diego, California. The 17-story Celadon includes 250 affordable apartments for a multigenerational population. 25 units are reserved for youth aging out of foster care and adults under the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) program, and 63 apartments will serve frail seniors under the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Residents...

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Connecticut Hosts “Keeping Families Together” Site Visit

Connecticut Hosts “Keeping Families Together” Site Visit

April 29, 2015

This month, The Connection, Inc., a Connecticut-based human service and community development agency, invited CSH, the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF), and other New Jersey service providers for a site visit to learn about Connecticut’s experience in replicating Keeping Families Together (KFT), a CSH-inspired supportive housing intervention for families at risk of recurring involvement in the child welfare system. The Connection...

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Why Vigilance & Advocacy are Vital

Why Vigilance & Advocacy are Vital

April 27, 2015

blog by CSH President & CEO, Deb De Santis Two recent developments have produced a wave of advocacy pushing for more supportive housing and affordable housing in general. The first in California, where a just released independent analysis by the State Legislature indicates very high housing costs and lack of affordable options are hindering economic growth, and increasing poverty and homelessness there. California has some of the most expensive...

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