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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.

Northern California Award Winners

Northern California Award Winners

November 28, 2011

CSH is proud of our Northern California nominees, finalists and winners in the recent CSH California Supportive Housing Quality Awards. The competition was held to acknowledge CSH’s 20th Anniversary and to highlight CSH’s supportive housing standards, The Seven Dimensions of Quality in Supportive Housing. We celebrate two winners in the Quality in Operations, Management and Service Delivery category. An urban project, Community Housing Partnership’s...

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San Bernardino hosts 5th Annual Homeless Summit

San Bernardino hosts 5th Annual Homeless Summit

November 28, 2011

San Bernardino's Interagency Council on Homelessness, Homeless Provider Network, and Office of Homeless Services, held the 5th annual Homeless Summit, "Building the Way Home," to inform and share best practices with homeless service providers and stakeholders throughout the County of San Bernardino. CSH presented information on trends in homeless services and in supportive housing in a lively, interactive panel.

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New Supportive Housing Project Opens in Orange County, CA

New Supportive Housing Project Opens in Orange County, CA

November 28, 2011

On October 19, Jamboree and its partners, The City of Irvine, The Irvine Community Land Trust, The Irvine Company, The County of Orange, U.S. Bank and Doria residents celebrated the Grand Opening of Doria Apartment Homes, including 10 units of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) supportive housing. CSH applauds Jamboree's efforts to expand supportive housing in Orange County as Jamboree has made a commitment to designate at least 10% of the homes at...

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Boot Camp Aimed at Reducing Housing Placement Time for Homeless Veterans

Boot Camp Aimed at Reducing Housing Placement Time for Homeless Veterans

November 28, 2011

In August, CSH joined with the 100K Homes Campaign to convene a Housing Placement Boot Camp in New York City. The all-day event, hosted by Robin Hood, was an intensive process focused on dramatically reducing the time it takes to move homeless Veterans into housing using a VASH voucher in New York City.  With multiple large agencies involved and a myriad of eligibility criteria,  the timeline has averaged 7-9 months.  However, as a result of the...

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New Supportive Housing projects in San Diego

New Supportive Housing projects in San Diego

November 28, 2011

Two new supportive housing projects will be providing permanent homes to formerly homeless individuals and families in San Diego. CSH strongly supported both projects by providing early loans and by working collaboratively with the development partners throughout the development process: Cedar Gateway 15th and Commercial

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CCDC Wins CSH California Supportive Housing Champion Award

CCDC Wins CSH California Supportive Housing Champion Award

November 28, 2011

CSH warmly congratulates the Centre City Development Corporation (CCDC) for winning the CSH California Supportive Housing Quality Award for the Public Sector.  CCDC received this award for tirelessly marshaling their resources and generating political will to achieve a goal of working to end homelessness. CCDC boldly formalized a policy that any affordable housing they invest in include 15% of the units as supportive housing units.  Additionally,...

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True Colors Provides Safe Haven for LGBT Youth

True Colors Provides Safe Haven for LGBT Youth

November 22, 2011

The first ever supportive housing residence for homeless LGBT youth in New York recently celebrated its opening with a little help from the project’s co-founder, Cyndi Lauper. CSH is proud to have been a lender in such a ground-breaking project, providing a safe haven for a population of youth who are often left on the fringe of society. The new 30 unit residence with provide permanent supportive housing for LGBT homeless youth which comprise 15...

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AISHI Wins NCSHA Award

AISHI Wins NCSHA Award

November 22, 2011

The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency received the National Council of State Housing Agencies’ Special Needs Housing, Combating Homelessness award for the American Indian Supportive Housing Initiative. CSH is thrilled that this partnership among tribal leaders, state and federal government representatives, and American Indian nonprofits and community members has garnered national attention. Congratulations to all of our partners.

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CSH Honors Funding Champion in Supportive Housing

CSH Honors Funding Champion in Supportive Housing

November 21, 2011

At our 20th Anniversary Event, CSH  presented the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with a Funding Champion in Supportive Housing Award in recognition of our years of partnership and in appreciation for the dedication that the foundation has shown in helping communities to innovate the application of supportive housing and improve people’s lives. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation works to improve the health and health care of all Americans. A leader...

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Anniversary Interview Series with Sister Mary Scullion, Project H.O.M.E.

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