The Pipeline

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.

Multi-System Collaboration to End Youth Homelessness

Multi-System Collaboration to End Youth Homelessness

January 3, 2017

The State of Minnesota is one of seven jurisdictions that will participate in the fourth cohort of the Multi-System Collaboration Training and Technical Assistance initiative to implement the state plan specific to decreasing homelessness for systems-involved youth. This federal initiative, implemented by the Center for Coordinated Assistance to States, is hosted by the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University. CSH will serve...

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Housing First Fidelity Training

Housing First Fidelity Training

January 3, 2017

CSH Makes Housing First Training Available in Ohio  CSH in Ohio has launched a two-day training session on what it means to practice high fidelity Housing First practices. Using the Housing First Fidelity Index developed by Dennis Watson and Valery Shuman, CSH and local partners explore the “why’s” and “how’s” of effective Housing First practices. The training is designed through both a system and programmatic lens, complete with exercises...

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Subcontracting Opportunity: Supportive Housing Community Advocates Project Peer Support in Los Angeles, CA

Subcontracting Opportunity: Supportive Housing Community Advocates Project Peer Support in Los Angeles, CA

January 3, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor to provide key support related to the Supportive Housing Community Advocates program. The subcontractor will provide coordination, administrative, and logistical support for Speak UP! and for Tenant Knowledge Exchange (TKE) programs and should be available for approximately 40 hours per month, for 5 months. Planned activities: Coordination and logistical support for extracurricular Speak Up! activities,...

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Engaging Families as Partners in Child Welfare

Engaging Families as Partners in Child Welfare

December 20, 2016

Engaging families in case planning is considered a hallmark of successful child welfare practice. It encourages families to work toward case goals that build on their strengths and consider their needs, which helps improve family well-being and child welfare outcomes. Family Engagement: Partnering with Families to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes is the newest addition to Child Welfare Information Gateway's Bulletins for Professionals...

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CSH Selects New Board Chair for 2017

CSH Selects New Board Chair for 2017

December 15, 2016

Executive Director of King County Housing Authority Elected Chair of CSH Board of Directors CSH, a national nonprofit helping communities create the housing that ends intergenerational poverty and transforms the lives of vulnerable individuals and families, announced today that Stephen Norman, Executive Director of the King County (Washington State) Housing Authority, has been selected by his colleagues to serve as chair of the Board of Directors. “Stephen...

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Let’s Prioritize Housing Credits

Let’s Prioritize Housing Credits

November 30, 2016

As a member of the Steering Committee of the ACTION campaign, CSH is working with over 1300 national, state and local organizations and businesses to ensure the new Administration of President-elect Donald Trump and Congressional leadership are squarely behind the Housing Credit as they consider reforms to the nation's tax code and infrastructure investments. Together, we are highlighting the overwhelming need for more affordable rental housing and...

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Thank you! You Helped Pass the 21st Century Cures Act

Thank you! You Helped Pass the 21st Century Cures Act

November 30, 2016

UPDATED: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Last month, CSH urged our supporters to help us move the 21st Century Cures Act forward; and you came through with flying colors. Many of you contacted your members of the US Congress and asked them to vote YES. After receiving bipartisan and overwhelming support in the Senate and House, President Obama is scheduled to sign this bill on Tuesday, December 13! The Act was voluminous and touched on a wide spectrum...

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$65MM in New Markets Tax Credits Awarded to CSH

$65MM in New Markets Tax Credits Awarded to CSH

November 18, 2016

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has announced an award of $65 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to CSH as part of its 2015-16 round of allocations. “With this opportunity, we can leverage even more resources to drive projects that will lead to new jobs and economic development in some of the most economically distressed communities in our country,” said CSH President and CEO Deborah...

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Expanding Opioid Treatment Options in Supportive Housing

Expanding Opioid Treatment Options in Supportive Housing

November 17, 2016

HHS Works to Expand Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) to Address Opioid Epidemic   On Tuesday, November 15, the Department for Health and Human Services (HHS) announced additional steps to expand access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders. Starting February 2017, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants will be able to prescribe buprenorphine, a medication typically used to treat opioid use disorders. Once training...

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Guide to Service Funding Released at 2016 AHF Summit

Guide to Service Funding Released at 2016 AHF Summit

November 16, 2016

Today, during a panel discussion on Supportive Housing Solutions at the 2016 AHF Summit, CSH and the National Equity Fund, Inc. (an affiliate of LISC), released a comprehensive Guide to Service Funding in Supportive Housing. Owners, property managers, service providers, and government policy makers all recognize the value and stability that comes from providing services for residents in affordable and supportive housing. Yet resources to cover the...

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Peer Ambassador and Neighborhood Mobilizer Training

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