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.

Georgia Supportive Housing Conference

Georgia Supportive Housing Conference

November 30, 2011

CSH was a proud sponsor of the First Annual Georgia Supportive Housing Conference, held in Atlanta in November 2011. CSH participated in breakouts sessions on Rural Permanent Supportive Housing, Medicaid and Supportive Housing, Frequent Users and Reentry Supportive Housing.  CSH also participated in a plenary discussing emerging practices in the development of new supportive housing resources.  Hosted by the Georgia Supportive Housing Association,...

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CSH in Alaska!

CSH in Alaska!

November 30, 2011

CSH strives to bring our work to every corner of this country. We've had a presence in Alaska since 2004 when staff provided a training on Fair Housing in Supportive Housing.  Since then, CSH has had a growing presence providing support and technical assistance on a variety of areas.  In the winter of 2008-09, CSH helped the State of Alaska complete it’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.  This marked a new interest from Alaska to bring in CSH...

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CSH Hits the Pacific Northwest

CSH Hits the Pacific Northwest

November 30, 2011

CSH began its investment in the Pacific Northwest in 2003 with initial grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Taking Health Care Home Initiative.  Over five years, more than 1.7 million came to Portland and Seattle to support systems change efforts to create a robust pipeline of PSH.  This investment leveraged $468.9 million in direct funding for new PSH as well as several million in ongoing systems change activities.   For Oregon, additional...

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Policy Action Alert: Second Chance Act Reauthorization

Policy Action Alert: Second Chance Act Reauthorization

November 28, 2011

Policy Action Alert: Second Chance Act Reauthorization Advances in Senate Legislation to reauthorize the Second Chance Act (SCA), S.1231, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 21, 2011 and your action is needed to help advance the bill towards enactment. Please review the organizational sign-on letter in support of the bill on the next page and contact the Council of State Governments Justice Center by October 3rd to sign on. What is the Second...

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

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

November 28, 2011

What have we learned about who needs supportive housing and who doesn’t? Sister Mary Scullion: We have learned to meet people where they are.  This means listening and understanding what people want and working together to provide it.  People who have long histories of homelessness coupled with multiple hospitalizations usually want supportive housing.  Permanent supportive housing works for those who want to utilize the medical, employment,...

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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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Florida Supportive Housing and Homelessness Conference

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