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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.

Improving Health: Better Targeting of Supportive Housing

Improving Health: Better Targeting of Supportive Housing

July 25, 2017

By CSH New York Program Director Kristin Miller, MSW, and Associate Director Pascale Leone, MPP New York has demonstrated a strong commitment to addressing social determinants of health. At the center of this effort is supportive housing, which combines stable, affordable housing with services to meet the needs of homeless individuals facing multiple complex challenges like serious mental illness, substance use disorders and chronic medical conditions....

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CSH SIF Teams Meet in Washington, DC This Week

CSH SIF Teams Meet in Washington, DC This Week

July 11, 2017

Four organizations intent on simultaneously addressing the most complex instances of homelessness while improving medical and mental well-being are meeting this week in Washington, DC to advance their plans to sustain an effective model that blends housing with health services. Providers from Los Angeles (CA), San Francisco (CA), Ann Arbor (MI) and Connecticut are convening in the nation’s capital with their colleagues and other professionals as...

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Spotlight on San Francisco Families Moving Forward

Spotlight on San Francisco Families Moving Forward

July 6, 2017

The San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA), in partnership with the San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) and the Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP), has worked to successfully house families that are re-unifying through the child welfare system in a demonstration program called Families Moving Forward (FMF).  The SFHA has an allocation of Family Unification Program (FUP) vouchers which are used to provide rental subsidies to the eligible families....

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Communities Picked to Complete One Roof-KFT Academy

Communities Picked to Complete One Roof-KFT Academy

July 6, 2017

CSH is excited to announce 18 teams from across the nation will participate in the next round of the One Roof - Keeping Families Together (KFT) Training Academy. Each team includes representation from multiple organizations such as child welfare, housing, homeless and service agencies. The teams will complete CSH-designed courses and participate in peer learning and readiness assessment activities with the goal of advancing local efforts to utilize...

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Implications of Health Care Reform Proposals

Implications of Health Care Reform Proposals

June 30, 2017

CSH is tracking closely the U.S. House and Senate health care debates and considering the portions of the bills that impact vulnerable populations, supportive housing residents and providers, and the needed growth of supportive housing capacity.  With those priorities in mind, we offer the following comparisons of the House Bill, called the American Health Care Act (AHCA), and the Senate Bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), to the existing...

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Supportive Housing Funding Sources Now Available for NY City & State

Supportive Housing Funding Sources Now Available for NY City & State

June 30, 2017

The State of New York and the City of New York have both released new funding sources for the development of supportive housing. Below you'll find an overview of what is available for Services & Operating funding in addition to Capital resources. Please feel free to reach out to our New York Lending Team: Jen Trepinksi for the Five Boroughs and Maygen Moore for the balance of New York State. Service & Operating Funding Sources Empire State...

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Healthcare Vote Delayed

Healthcare Vote Delayed

June 27, 2017

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announces a delay in Senate healthcare vote until after July 4th holiday recess. The U.S. Senate has delayed a vote on a bill to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act until after Congress returns from its Fourth of July recess. CSH welcomes this development. We have been urging Senators to give their constituents, states, stakeholders and advocates sufficient time to review the draft legislation...

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Congress Hears from NFYI and CSH on Supportive Housing for Families

Congress Hears from NFYI and CSH on Supportive Housing for Families

June 27, 2017

The National Foster Youth Institute (NFYI), in cooperation with the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and Casey Family Programs, invited Members of Congress to a Policy Roundtable this evening where CSH presented on Supportive Housing for Families. NFYI co-hosts several Roundtables during the year to inform Congress about issues, programs and policies that can improve the lives of children and families involved in the child welfare system. Recent...

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PhilHaven Opens in Illinois!

PhilHaven Opens in Illinois!

June 27, 2017

CSH staff, along with several local officials and financing partners, joined together on July 26 to celebrate the opening of PhilHaven, a new 50-unit supportive housing development located in Wheeling, Illinois.  The three-story building comprises 57,174-square-feet of living space. The first floor features the property’s on-site management offices and a variety of community spaces such as a lounge with an adjacent kitchen, technology center,...

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Request for Proposal (RFP): Youth Technical Assistance

Request for Proposal (RFP): Youth Technical Assistance

June 23, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a sub-contractor(s) to provide technical assistance (TA) under the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP), funded by United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (OSNAP). YHDP was established to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness. This subcontracting opportunity is aimed at incorporating the perspectives and insights of youth with...

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Improving Health: Better Targeting of Supportive Housing

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