The Pipeline

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.

OCC Features CSH in “Community Developments Investments”

OCC Features CSH in “Community Developments Investments”

February 21, 2012

Last week the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) published the latest edition of its Community Developments Investments electronic newsletter, titled "Ending Homelessness: Financing Permanent Supportive Housing. CSH's work as a CDFI is featured in the newsletter that explores financing for supportive housing and outlines how banks are helping to build more supportive housing. Read the complete article, Corporation for Supportive Housing:...

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President Releases FY 2013 Budget Proposal

President Releases FY 2013 Budget Proposal

February 15, 2012

On Monday the President released his proposed budget for FY 2013. The budget includes some positive elements for homeless programs, but there are also important proposed cuts that need to be reversed to ensure that communities continue to have the capacity to create supportive housing and make progress toward ending homelessness. At CSH, we fear that pieces of the proposed budget may widen holes in the safety net for the most vulnerable Americans. One...

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Supportive Housing Conference Coming in Fall

Supportive Housing Conference Coming in Fall

February 8, 2012

CSH has been at the forefront of the Supportive Housing industry through advocacy, technical assistance, funding and innovations and we will be holding a two day, regional Supportive Housing Conference presented by our staff in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio. 2012 Supportive Housing Conference September 12 - 13 and Supportive Housing Bus Tour September 11 Saint Paul RiverCenter St. Paul, Minnesota For more information and registration,...

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Charrette Moves Chicago Plan 2.0 Forward

Charrette Moves Chicago Plan 2.0 Forward

February 2, 2012

Last week, CSH led a community planning Charrette to inform Chicago’s Plan 2.0 to End Homelessness for the Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness. Thirty-seven local and national experts discussed best practices and changes to consider as Chicago moves forward with the new plan. In attendance, and very eager to share their thoughts, were over 375 representatives from Chicago nonprofit organizations, consumers of homeless housing and service, and other...

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CSH’s Social Innovation Fund Sparks a National Movement

CSH’s Social Innovation Fund Sparks a National Movement

January 30, 2012

What if we could decrease Medicaid spending, lower other public costs and improve the health and lives of our most-vulnerable neighbors? At CSH, we know that we can. And to prove it, we’ve launched a national initiative to create solutions that link supportive housing and healthcare. For the last few years, CSH’s Innovations and Research team has kept a watchful eye on research findings that show supportive housing’s promise in dramatically...

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CSH Seeking Research Partner

CSH Seeking Research Partner

January 24, 2012

CSH is seeking a research partner to conduct an evaluation of our Social Innovation Fund (SIF) initiative.  This initiative seeks to implement models of supportive housing linked to coordinated primary and behavioral health services targeted towards low-income men and women experiencing homelessness and who are high-users of publicly-funded emergency health services. We are issuing a Request for Qualifications from organizations with demonstrated...

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CSH Partners with the National Association of Counties (NACo)

CSH Partners with the National Association of Counties (NACo)

January 24, 2012

CSH has begun a collaboration with NACo, the national organization that represents counties in the United States.  The goal of our partnership is to foster and strengthen efforts to end the cycle of homelessness and incarceration in county jails through placement in supportive housing. We have formed a workgroup of member counties, and are providing technical and advisory assistance around forming criminal justice supportive housing initiatives. We're...

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Super Bowl Legacy Project Includes Supportive Housing

Super Bowl Legacy Project Includes Supportive Housing

January 20, 2012

The John H. Bonor Community Center and Englewood Community Development Corporation held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Commonwealth Apartments on January 14. This team graduated from the IN Supportive Housing Institute in 2009 and met their goal of creating a beautiful 32-unit mixed income development. The Commonwealth Apartments  include 10 supportive housing units that are fully furnished. This development is part of the Super Bowl Legacy Project...

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Save the Date in New Jersey: Special Needs Housing Trust Fund Strategy Meeting

Save the Date in New Jersey: Special Needs Housing Trust Fund Strategy Meeting

January 20, 2012

In New Jersey, CSH is a founding member of the Special Needs Housing Trust Fund Steering Committee. Administered by the New Jersey Housing &  Mortgage Finance Agency, the fund as been the largest funder of Supportive Housing for the last four years--but it's been depleted. Join us at a special meeting to see how we can work together to replenish the Special Needs Housing Trust Fund.   New Jersey Special Needs Housing Trust Fund Strategy...

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Hitzke Development’s Groundbreaking in Lemon Grove, California

Hitzke Development’s Groundbreaking in Lemon Grove, California

January 19, 2012

In Lemon Grove, California community partners and elected officials gathered for what they thought was going to be a regular groundbreaking ceremony filled with routine speeches about affordable housing and redevelopment. What they didn't know was that the developer had a special surprise for them. Check the video out below. Supportive housing is making people dance!  

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Results in for Chicago's Plan 2.0

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