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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.

Expanding Supportive Housing to Meet the Need

Expanding Supportive Housing to Meet the Need

July 7, 2016

  Guest Blog by: Ehren Dohler Coordinator, Housing Special Projects, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Ehren Dohler Advocates and practitioners have known for years that supportive housing is highly effective at reducing homelessness among people who struggle with mental illness, substance use, and other serious issues. Yet only a small share of people who need it actually receive it, and it’s still relatively unknown outside the homeless...

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CA Embraces “Bringing Families Home”

CA Embraces “Bringing Families Home”

June 28, 2016

The CSH-backed  “Bringing Families Home” proposal, establishing a $10 million state grant program to house child welfare-involved families experiencing homelessness, has been signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown. Though homelessness is not a basis for foster care placement, families who are homeless have much higher rates of child welfare involvement than other low-income families. Moreover, 30% of children in foster care cannot...

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$1.3M to CSH for Reentry Initiative in L.A. County

$1.3M to CSH for Reentry Initiative in L.A. County

June 24, 2016

HUD & DOJ AWARD $8.7 MILLION TO PREVENT AND END HOMELESSNESS Pay for Success Model to Support Permanent Supportive Housing for the Reentry Population WASHINGTON – For many individuals convicted of minor crimes, finding jobs and decent housing is so challenging that many are at extreme risk of homelessness or reentering the criminal justice system. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice...

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MASH-PFS Provider Learning Collaborative

MASH-PFS Provider Learning Collaborative

June 17, 2016

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in partnership with CSH, Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, and Santander Bank, launched the Massachusetts Pay For Success Initiative in June of 2015. Sixteen participating housing and service agencies across the state of Massachusetts are aiming to house 500 to 800 chronically and “high-use” homeless individuals with an 85% continuous sustained...

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Girard Street Apartments Open in DC

Girard Street Apartments Open in DC

June 16, 2016

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser joined the Menkiti Group and Dantes Partners to celebrate the grand opening of the Girard Street Senior Apartments. Girard Street Senior Apartments is located at 1545 Girard Street NE and consists of twenty-five (25) one bedroom apartment homes specifically designed for seniors 55 years of age and older. The project was financed by utilizing a combination of 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), gap financing...

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CSH Urges “Smart” Supportive Housing Strategy for Reentry

CSH Urges “Smart” Supportive Housing Strategy for Reentry

June 13, 2016

Testimony of CSH New York State Assembly Committee on Correction and Subcommittee on Transitional Services Joint Public Hearing Devising a Smart Supportive Housing Strategy for Ex-Offenders upon Reentry My name is Kristin Miller, and I am the Director of the Metro Program at the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). CSH’s mission is to advance solutions that use housing as a platform to deliver services, improve the lives of the most vulnerable...

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New Profit – America Forward Blog – Supportive Housing & Pay for Success

New Profit – America Forward Blog – Supportive Housing & Pay for Success

June 9, 2016

Presidential 2016: Creating Supportive Housing & Breaking Patterns with Pay for Success Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this...

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Ohio Statewide Homelessness Study

Ohio Statewide Homelessness Study

June 8, 2016

CSH Ohio and Barbara Poppe and Associates, with support from The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, collected data and input from stakeholders to help lay the groundwork for a Statewide Plan to End Homelessness. This took place in several communities between June and August of 2016. Please click here to learn more about the purpose, background, project overview and scope of work. We invite...

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Non-Time-Limited Youth Supportive Housing

Non-Time-Limited Youth Supportive Housing

June 6, 2016

Examining Non-Time-Limited Youth Supportive Housing as Part of a Coordinated Community Response to End Homelessness A Joint Blog by Deb De Santis, President and CEO, CSH and Jasmine Hayes, Deputy Director, USICH Stable housing is the foundation upon which everything else in a family’s or individual’s life is built -without a stable, affordable place to live, it is much tougher to maintain good health, get a good education, or reach your full...

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CSH Testimony to Gov’s Task Force on Combating Heroin in NY

CSH Testimony to Gov’s Task Force on Combating Heroin in NY

May 25, 2016

Written Comments of the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) Governor's Task Force to Combat Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Submitted by Kristin Miller, Director of CSH Metro Region Lieutenant Governor Hochul, Commissioner González-Sánchez, members of the Governor's Task Force. Thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony to this important and distinguished group of policymakers and advocates. CSH has offered similar testimony to the...

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Expanding Supportive Housing to Meet the Need

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