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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.

Subcontracting Opportunity: Document Translation Services

Subcontracting Opportunity: Document Translation Services

August 3, 2017

Description: CSH is seeking a subcontractor for document, form, and PowerPoint translation services from English to Spanish. Subcontractors will need ability to translate into other languages as needed.  Subcontractors who are certified with CMS' Business Enterprise Program (BEP) are encouraged to apply. Examples of documents for translation can be found at www.csh.org/chicagoces. Vendor Responsibilities: Ensure any questions are brought to CSH...

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New Federal Paper Bolsters One Roof

New Federal Paper Bolsters One Roof

August 3, 2017

A new brief released last month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Child and Family Transitions among Families Experiencing Homelessness reinforces the need for and value of the CSH One Roof initiative. The paper is the fourth in a series that uses Family Options Study data to look at families’ experiences in the 20 months following a shelter stay. The brief supports the idea that housing and family instability are related,...

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Indianapolis Integrated Supportive Housing Initiative

Indianapolis Integrated Supportive Housing Initiative

August 3, 2017

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), in partnership with the City of Indianapolis, has released two Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Indianapolis Integrated Supportive Housing Initiative.  Through new construction and rehabilitation of existing structures, the new initiative will create 500 units of affordable housing.  The RFQs, which were released July 28, 2017, seek four development teams and one community-based...

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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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