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AARP Foundation Grant Helping Older Adults in Supportive Housing

AARP Foundation Grant Helping Older Adults in Supportive Housing

April 11, 2018

AARP Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to CSH to help meet the needs of low-income adults age 50 and older who are no longer homeless and now living in supportive housing, which is a blend of very affordable housing, intensive case management and critical services like medical and behavioral healthcare. CSH will use the AARP Foundation investment to leverage knowledge developed through its Aging Learning Collaborative to train supportive housing...

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CNCS Releases Evaluation of CSH-SIF

CNCS Releases Evaluation of CSH-SIF

April 4, 2018

The Corporation for National and Community Service Posts Evaluation of CSH’s Social Innovation Fund Homelessness among the chronically ill drives significantly higher health care costs and exacerbates chronic illnesses by increasing exposure to trauma and high-risk behaviors. ​CSH led a five-year national demonstration to create and evaluate supportive housing for healthcare's highest need, highest cost beneficiaries experiencing homelessness....

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CSH Names Three New Pay For Success Awardees

CSH Names Three New Pay For Success Awardees

March 20, 2018

CSH has selected New Mexico Appleseed and the Memphis-based Community Alliance for the Homeless (CAFTH) to receive two separate grants that will determine if Pay For Success (PFS) financing can help create supportive housing for families without homes who also experience high instances of open child welfare cases. CSH anticipates Appleseed and CAFTH will receive approximately six months of technical guidance to determine if PFS is a realistic supportive...

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CSH Releases 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Report (QAP)

CSH Releases 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Report (QAP)

March 14, 2018

CSH is pleased to present “2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Promoting Supportive Housing & Recommendations for the 2018 & 2019”. This new report builds on our assessment of 2016 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) policies and examines the strategies Housing Credit agencies adopted to foster and encourage supportive housing development within QAPs for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Credit), highlighting significant national...

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CSH-SIF Webinar Forum Announced

CSH-SIF Webinar Forum Announced

March 14, 2018

Through the CSH Social Innovation Fund Initiative (CSH-SIF) nonprofits in four communities are implementing an enhanced supportive housing model. A five year Randomized Control Trial (RCT) evaluation of CSH-SIF has been conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from New York University, led by Principal Investigator Beth C. Weitzman, PhD. This evaluation is the first RCT evaluation of a national supportive housing demonstration of this...

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Funder Spotlight: Laura & John Arnold Foundation

Funder Spotlight: Laura & John Arnold Foundation

March 10, 2018

Leveraging data to produce better outcomes, particularly for those rejoining our communities after incarceration, is a priority of our partners at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. Last year, due in part to the Foundation's generous support of our initiatives, CSH was able to launch a far-reaching effort that focuses on using criminal justice and homelessness data to ensure those leaving incarceration will successfully reintegrate. In May 2017,...

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Urgent: Federal Budget Action

Urgent: Federal Budget Action

March 7, 2018

As Congress addresses FY18 and FY19 federal appropriations, CSH is asking your organization to help us advance key priorities. We are fighting to protect and expand important federal appropriations integral to the creation and sustainability of supportive housing, including: McKinney-Vento, HOME, CDFI, National Housing Trust Fund, Capital Magnet Fund, Public Housing appropriations, Family Unification (FUP) and Housing Choice (HC) Vouchers. In line...

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David Howden Named New Director in LA

David Howden Named New Director in LA

March 5, 2018

CSH has promoted David Howden to Director of the Los Angeles program. David’s tenure with CSH, his dedication to our work, and his extensive system knowledge and relationships in the community will be incredible assets in taking us to the next level in this extraordinary journey for CSH Los Angeles. David has close to 20 years of experience in assisting communities with sound strategies to address and end homelessness. He has taken this solid...

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We’ll See you at the Housing California Conference!

We’ll See you at the Housing California Conference!

March 5, 2018

Stop By Our Table & Hear From Staff in Several Sessions It's been an exciting year for affordable housing in California and the Annual Housing California Conference will build upon the momentum spreading across the state with it's gathering of over 1400 housing and community leaders. CSH is looking forward to participating in the conference as an exhibitor and with staff participating on several panels. Stop by our table to chat with our staff...

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Sarah Gallagher Named CSH Eastern Region Manager

Sarah Gallagher Named CSH Eastern Region Manager

March 5, 2018

Sarah Gallagher, who until today served as CSH Director of Strategic Initiatives, has begun a new role as Managing Director of the organization's Eastern Region. As Managing Director, she will work with local directors, field offices, programs and stakeholders to facilitate and coordinate CSH efforts in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia,...

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AARP Foundation Grant Helping Older Adults in Supportive Housing

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