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Welcome to the CSH 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.

Subcontracting Opportunity: Data Analysis and Research Report for Family Homelessness in Chicago

Subcontracting Opportunity: Data Analysis and Research Report for Family Homelessness in Chicago

March 8, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor(s) to produce a homelessness study that will create a baseline of the housing needs of families who are experiencing homelessness and are at risk of homelessness in Chicago. It is expected that this study and report will use the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and the Chicago Public School’s Students in Transitional Living Situations (STLS) database as primary data sources. The study will...

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Health Talk: Examples of Medicaid funding services to sustain and expand supportive housing capacity

Health Talk: Examples of Medicaid funding services to sustain and expand supportive housing capacity

March 7, 2017

Let’s remind our readers again, that the CSH analysis regarding supportive housing indicates that we need 1.2 million units of supportive housing to meet the need of vulnerable Americans.  While a pipeline of tax credits and other financing mechanisms exist for affordable housing development, the road to funding the supportive services component of supportive housing is not as clear. CSH has developed a summary of state strategies we believe can...

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Larry Oaks: New Eastern Region Managing Director

Larry Oaks: New Eastern Region Managing Director

March 7, 2017

CSH President and CEO Deborah De Santis has announced the promotion of Larry Oaks, who served the past two years as CSH director in New England, to the position of Eastern Region Managing Director. “Larry’s enthusiasm for supportive housing is infectious and he has infused a high degree of confidence among policymakers, leaders and providers in New England,” said De Santis. “I am confident he will carry his successes into the rest of the Eastern...

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INCREASING HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FORMERLY INCARCERATED

INCREASING HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FORMERLY INCARCERATED

March 6, 2017

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced pilot projects at three public housing authorities to help formerly incarcerated New Yorkers safely reunite with their families under a new pilot program. These authorities in the cities of Schenectady, Syracuse, and White Plains have heeded a call from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to allow carefully screened and monitored people with convictions to live in public...

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A Place to Call Home

A Place to Call Home

March 3, 2017

The Case for Increased Federal Investments in Affordable Housing A new report released today by the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) and the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) compiles the latest research that shows how investments in affordable housing boosts economic mobility, reduces poverty and homelessness, improves health outcomes, and strengthens the economy. The report includes more than 100 success...

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Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and Youth Homelessness: Principles for Change

Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and Youth Homelessness: Principles for Change

March 3, 2017

Last year, Josephine Pufpaff, CSH Senior Program Manager in Minnesota, was invited to serve as an adviser to the Center for Juvenile Justice national initiative: Collaborating for Change: Addressing Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice. Supported by the Raikes Foundation, the Tow Foundation and the Melville Charitable Trust, this project has two main goals: (1) to decrease the likelihood that youth experiencing homelessness become involved with...

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The Boston Foundation Releases Report on Homelessness

The Boston Foundation Releases Report on Homelessness

March 3, 2017

The report was prepared by Westat with data from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development The Boston Foundation, in partnership with the independent research firm Westat and the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), has released a report analyzing nine years of data on homelessness assistance in Massachusetts. The research, which was shared at a forum last week attended by CSH staff, sheds...

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Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Curriculum Development and Implementation (Los Angeles, CA)

Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Curriculum Development and Implementation (Los Angeles, CA)

March 2, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to implementation of the new Peer Employment initiative, HEAL LA; The subcontractor must have core experience in the oversight and development of peer support programs at agency and cross-systems levels, including senior level planning and project management skills; training, curriculum development, job development and placement; and a proven history of successfully engaging...

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Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Training Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA)

Subcontracting Opportunity:  Peer Employment Program Training Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA)

March 2, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to a new Peer Employment initiative. The subcontractor will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of training and classroom activities for all of the initiative’s training tracks and students. The purpose of the training is to prepare students who have a lived experience of homelessness, with varied levels of expertise for workforce development in the peer specialist...

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Making Homes That Work!

Making Homes That Work!

February 24, 2017

CSH and the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities will host three forums on March 22 and 23 with renowned architect George Braddock. The sessions will be facilitated by Metro Chicago-area architect Chris Turley. George pioneered the implementation of person-centered planning of homes for people with disabilities. In his 25 years as a licensed general contractor and housing consultant, he has been involved in more than 1,500 projects guided...

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Scaling Data Integration Request for Proposals: Advancing Pay for Success

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