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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.

CSH, Other SIF Grantees Come Together

CSH, Other SIF Grantees Come Together

September 17, 2015

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Social Innovation Fund (SIF) 2015 Grantee convening is underway in Washington, DC. CSH is a SIF awardee and an active participant and facilitator at this year’s event. The convening is designed for SIF grantees to provide opportunities for shared learning, dialogue, and inspiration. In addition to grantees and subgrantees, stakeholders and colleagues from the government, philanthropy and...

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Supportive Housing & Child Welfare National Convening

Supportive Housing & Child Welfare National Convening

September 17, 2015

Commissioner Lopez addresses the convening on September 16 On Day Two of the convening, a robust panel discussion focusing on sustainability energizes participants The Child Welfare and Supportive Housing Resource Center held a 3-day national convening in Washington, DC, with the stakeholders of the Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System, a demonstration project testing an intensive...

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HOPE (Homeless Outreach Programs for Entitlement) San Diego Expands Access to Benefits

HOPE (Homeless Outreach Programs for Entitlement) San Diego Expands Access to Benefits

September 17, 2015

Father Joe’s Villages and CSH along with Kris Kuntz of LeSar Development are leading San Diego's efforts to implement a national best practice model focused on increasing access to SSI/SSDI for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are disability income benefits administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that generally also provide either...

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Texas 2016 Housing & Services Partnership Academy

Texas 2016 Housing & Services Partnership Academy

September 15, 2015

Create a Community-Based Team and Develop Strategies for Service-Enriched Housing for Persons with Disabilities and Aging Texans CSH, in partnership with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), will provide training and technical assistance to community teams across Texas to help develop comprehensive plans for improving the quantity and quality of affordable, accessible, integrated housing and supportive services for people...

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CSH & Partners Promote More Reentry Housing

CSH & Partners Promote More Reentry Housing

September 15, 2015

Last year, CSH convened a Reentry Housing Workgroup to develop a reentry housing platform with recommendations for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Much progress has been made in improving access to housing for those leaving criminal justice facilities, but these advances are not nearly enough to address the full scope of the need faced by those exiting our jails and prisons. Today, in an open letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the Mayor,...

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Ohio Housing Policy Summit: Rethinking Re-entry

Ohio Housing Policy Summit: Rethinking Re-entry

September 14, 2015

Last week in Ohio housing authorities and government agencies gathered at the the Housing Policy Summit to talk about the ways Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) across Ohio are looking to include and not exclude formerly incarcerated individuals. The unprecedented event attended by a record 25 housing authorities was held in partnership with the Summit County Executive’s Office and Office of Reentry, and co-sponsored by the Ohio Housing Authorities...

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CSH @ Indiana Housing Conference

CSH @ Indiana Housing Conference

September 11, 2015

The recently convened 2015 Indiana Housing Conference hosted a panel discussion focused on creating supportive housing in the Hoosier State, and highlights the 6th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute held earlier this year. The Institute is sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and State Division of Mental Health and Addiction. Staff from both agencies are actively involved in a learning process with...

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CSH Receives $1.65 Million from Treasury-CDFI

CSH Receives $1.65 Million from Treasury-CDFI

September 10, 2015

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today awarded $1.653 Million to CSH through the latest round of funding that falls under the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) FA 2015 Award/Allocation. “Today’s awards highlight how much the CDFI Program has contributed in its 20 year history towards building a strong network of CDFIs across the country,” said...

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Detroit, Flint, Oakland Counties in Action Camp

Detroit, Flint, Oakland Counties in Action Camp

September 10, 2015

At CSH, we believe it’s better in the long term to teach communities how to do something effectively for themselves rather than our organization trying to do it all for them. We have the expertise; we have the experience; but local providers, advocates and leaders know their communities best. And they want to learn from us so they can build their own capacity to address homelessness. That’s the thinking behind the Action Camps we are holding...

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Colorado Crosswalk: Expanding & Improving Services

Colorado Crosswalk: Expanding & Improving Services

September 10, 2015

As evidence continues to establish supportive housing as an intervention that stabilizes people with chronic illnesses, states are exploring ways to ensure Medicaid programs cover the services that supportive housing residents need. To this end, CSH has worked with many states, including Colorado, to maximize use of Medicaid resources for services. In an effort to increase the availability of services to formerly homeless Coloradans and expand access...

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