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Support Illinois HB 4955 – Restore Funding for Homeless & Housing Programs

Support Illinois HB 4955 – Restore Funding for Homeless & Housing Programs

February 12, 2016

Advocate for affordable & supportive housing funding in Illinois Many organizations in Illinois have been operating without funding since July 1, 2015, and are at risk of closing their doors to the vulnerable people they serve. Illinois House Bill 4955, introduced on February 5, 2016, would  fully restore funding to FY2015 levels for affordable housing and supportive housing programs for people who have experienced homelessness. These critical...

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Houston PSH Capital Grant Fund

Houston PSH Capital Grant Fund

February 12, 2016

"Moving Housing & Houston Forward" Committed Community The community of Houston, Texas has come together and committed to ambitious goals. Not only are we focused on ending chronic homelessness by the end of 2016, we want to transform lives by keeping people housed, healthy and out of poverty through economic advancements and workforce training. The progress already has been beyond expectations. The federal government has declared Houston a...

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President Obama Releases Final Budget Blueprint

President Obama Releases Final Budget Blueprint

February 9, 2016

President Barack Obama has released the final budget proposal of his Administration with an eye toward ending family homelessness by 2020. The budget plan sets out the priorities of the Administration in its last year and is just the first step in a long process. Most notably, the President requested $11 billion in mandatory funding over ten years for housing assistance to help homeless families. The request is a legislative proposal to create a new...

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CSH Shines at Annual SHANJ Meeting

CSH Shines at Annual SHANJ Meeting

February 3, 2016

The 18th Annual Meeting of the Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHANJ) was held today, and CSH was there to present on the topics of Child Welfare Involved Family and Youth Supportive Housing innovations in New Jersey. CSH led a two-part panel focused on the innovations used by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF) to develop supportive housing initiatives for child welfare involved families and youth aging out of care....

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QAP 2015 – Housing Credit Policies

QAP 2015 – Housing Credit Policies

February 3, 2016

Housing Credit Policies in 2015 CSH Report Details State Qualified Action Plans   In its "Housing Credit Policies in 2015 that Promote Supportive Housing" report, CSH found that virtually every Housing Credit agency fosters some form of supportive housing development through its Housing Credit program. For this report, which builds on analyses done in prior years, CSH examined 56 Qualified Action Plans (QAPs). The report includes a summary of...

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H.R. 3700 Passes U.S. House!

H.R. 3700 Passes U.S. House!

February 3, 2016

U.S. House Acts in Bipartisan, Unanimous Fashion Approves Legislation to Improve Programs Helping Families & Youth CSH and our partners were heavily involved in the early stages of H.R. 3700 and the advocacy efforts that followed. The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act, which passed the U.S. House unanimously last evening, contains provisions that would increase the efficiency and effectiveness of critical rental assistance programs...

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Keys to Supportive Housing

Keys to Supportive Housing

February 2, 2016

What is needed to create supportive housing for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities? CSH brought together important stakeholders and facilitated a state-wide convening in Springfield, IL -- Keys to Supportive Housing -- and uncovered the answers. Lore Baker, Illinois Department of Human Services Statewide Housing Coordinator, spoke about a pilot project that will house 50 adults in affordable housing that include the Section...

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CSH Supports “Project One For All” Proposal in San Diego

CSH Supports “Project One For All” Proposal in San Diego

January 29, 2016

CSH joins with San Diego County Supervisors to unveil "Project One For All" proposal. San Diego County officials have embraced an initiative - "Project One For All" - to create a partnership between communities, the local housing commission and nonprofit organizations to give homeless people facing mental illness access to housing and a full spectrum of services. Their goal is to create "head-to-toe services for homeless people with mental illness." County...

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Indiana Legislature Moving to Help Homeless

Indiana Legislature Moving to Help Homeless

January 27, 2016

CSH and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) appeared today before members of the Indiana House Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs to urge passage of Indiana House Bill 1380. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Donna Harris and co-authored by Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer, Rep. John Bartlett, and Rep. David Frizzell, establishes the Indiana housing first program to provide housing and support services for eligible homeless...

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Meet the CSH Board: Sandra Forquer-Dransfield

Meet the CSH Board: Sandra Forquer-Dransfield

January 26, 2016

Now retired, Ms. Forquer was the Vice President for Government Affairs at OptumHealth.  Why did you join the CSH Board? It was an honor to be invited to join the board and I was pleased that the executive staff and Board were interested in recruiting someone whose expertise was not in housing, but was in managed care. CSH’s mission is spot on – ending homelessness is a major, if not the most critical element in giving persons, especially those...

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Support Illinois HB 4955 - Restore Funding for Homeless & Housing Programs

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