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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.

Request for Proposal (RFP): Youth Outreach and Technical Assistance

Request for Proposal (RFP): Youth Outreach and Technical Assistance

September 1, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a sub-contractor(s) to provide technical assistance (TA) to communities through a United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs Youth initiative. This HUD funded TA will implement effective strategies to tackle youth homelessness and provide local communities with resources and toolkits to scale their efforts. This subcontract opportunity commences September...

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Integrated Health Center Opens in San Francisco

Integrated Health Center Opens in San Francisco

August 30, 2017

CSH provided $9.0 million of $51 million in New Markets Tax Credits financing to HR360, a Federally Qualified Health Center (“FQHC”) for its new 50,000-square-foot integrated health care facility which opened this week in San Francisco. The new state-of-the-art facility replaces two outdated facilities to serve an additional 5,300 homeless and high health need patients per year with integrated medical, mental health, and social services provided...

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Health Care Continues to Dominate

Health Care Continues to Dominate

August 30, 2017

By Marcella Maguire, CSH Director Health Systems Integration CSH and our partners have been closely monitoring health care debates across the country.  As states, localities and the provider community explore exciting new strategies to expand supportive housing capacity, we are engaged at every level to determine what changes in health care policies may impact the programs and people we serve. Focus on the States! Although Congress is unlikely to...

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Voices of Supportive Housing

Voices of Supportive Housing

August 23, 2017

In 2015, Foothold Technology began an important partnership with CSH, becoming a familiar presence at our Supportive Housing Summits. Each year since, 700-800 Supportive Housing leaders from across the country have come together to share ideas and exchange their stories with one another at our Summits. Foothold has memorialized some of their observations and ideas on film, and is sharing these reflections through Voices of Supportive...

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RFP for PFS-TA on Child Welfare-Involved Families Released

RFP for PFS-TA on Child Welfare-Involved Families Released

August 23, 2017

RFP Submission Deadline Extended to Tuesday, October 10 CSH is seeking eligible and qualified governments and tribes that are interested in receiving intensive technical assistance to determine the feasibility of and move toward implementing a Pay for Success initiative with the aim of addressing housing instability among child welfare involved families. CSH intends to select two Sub-Recipients to receive technical assistance. CSH anticipates that...

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Behavioral Health Partnering with Public Housing

Behavioral Health Partnering with Public Housing

August 19, 2017

On Wednesday, August 16, CSH Director of Health Systems Integration Marcella Maguire teamed up with Stancil Tootle, 1st Vice-President & Legislative Chairman of the National Federation of the Blind, to deliver a webinar focused on how behavioral health services providers can partner with public housing agencies (PHAs), housing owners and housing agents to assist tenants who want to quit smoking. The webinar, sponsored by the National Council...

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SpeakUp! Graduate Brenda Shares Her Powerful Story

SpeakUp! Graduate Brenda Shares Her Powerful Story

August 10, 2017

Brenda proudly worked as a realtor in Chicago and the Western Suburbs for eleven years. During that time she helped many first-time buyers find the home of their dreams and enjoyed helping people make decisions that were good for them and their families. In 2006, she felt overwhelmed and Brenda walked away from everything she knew, including her housing, and began sleeping on commuter trains as she drifted toward greater uncertainty in her life. While...

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New Class of Speak Up Graduate in Illinois

New Class of Speak Up Graduate in Illinois

August 9, 2017

After seven months of building their advocacy and storytelling skills, the newest Speak Up class celebrated their graduation ceremony in Illinois on Saturday. Six individuals who have all experienced homelessness and are now thriving in supportive housing flexed their new skills at graduation, each sharing their personal stories of transformation. From attending numerous advocacy events and monthly training sessions to meeting with their storytelling...

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Housing for Families & Veterans Underway in San Diego

Housing for Families & Veterans Underway in San Diego

August 4, 2017

Vista del Puente Apartments recently broke ground in San Diego, CA. Developed by Townspeople together with National Community Renaissance, Vista del Puente is a three-story, community composed of 52 apartments that will feature one, two and three-bedroom units. Twenty-six of the units will be designated for homeless Veteran households, 12 for homeless families and 13 traditional affordable units will also be provided for individuals and families. CSH...

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Innovate Models In Health and Housing

Innovate Models In Health and Housing

August 3, 2017

The Kresge Foundation and the California Endowment released a final report on Innovate Models In Health and Housing last week. CSH staff contributed greatly to this report. This report aims to bridge a knowledge gap between the affordable housing and healthcare fields that limits their ability to implement health and housing projects and partnerships. These two sectors have begun to realize how much they overlap, but while great work has been done...

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