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.

Oregon State Charrette

Oregon State Charrette

November 30, 2011

CSH is working with Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) to support the work of 17 rural counties in six regions to develop 10 Year Plans to End Homelessness, resulting in every county in Oregon having a plan to end homelessness. To condense planning time while involving a broad range of stakeholders across the state, CSH facilitated this work using the our Charrette process, specifically designed to help communities address key issues in...

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CSH Charrette Moves Planning to Action in One Week in Seattle and King County

CSH Charrette Moves Planning to Action in One Week in Seattle and King County

November 30, 2011

King County, Washington like many communities across the country, is halfway into its 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness.  While they have achieved many goals, they also realized that five years into implementation, the environment has changed.  To kick-off the intensive, one week charrette, the CSH Consulting Group, in coordination with Committee to End Homelessness and its Steering Committee, engaged providers, advocates, staff from all levels of...

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CAMBA Gardens Ground Breaking in New York

CAMBA Gardens Ground Breaking in New York

November 30, 2011

The latest supportive housing project sponsored by our partners at CAMBA/CAMBA Housing Ventures represents a true collaborative effort among government, private and nonprofit partners. When completed, CAMBA Gardens will provide 209 units of affordable and supportive housing on the Kings County Hospital Center Campus in Brooklyn, New York. With direct access to health care at the hospital, this project will provide much needed affordable housing and...

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Anniversary Interview Series with Jamie Van Leeuwen

Anniversary Interview Series with Jamie Van Leeuwen

November 30, 2011

What have we learned about who needs supportive housing and who doesn’t? Jamie Van Leeuwen: We have learned that when our public, private and nonprofit sectors are at the table, we can work more collaboratively and strategically to develop homeless programs that meet the needs of our respective communities.  Through this collaboration, we can align local resources to mobilize before homelessness occurs.  We have learned that the faces of homelessness...

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20 Years of Leading the Supportive Housing Movement

20 Years of Leading the Supportive Housing Movement

November 30, 2011

CSH recently celebrated 20 years of leading the supportive housing movement with a flagship anniversary event in New York. An exploration of The Future of Supportive Housing, the program included a keynote address from Chef Jeff Henderson, panel discussions featuring industry leaders and the presentation of CSH’s Champions of Supportive Housing Awards. Each award recognized innovation and leadership in supportive housing: Lifetime Champion: Robert...

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Planning and Policy Help in Missouri

Planning and Policy Help in Missouri

November 30, 2011

CSH was engaged through a subcontract with Policy Research Associates to provide policy expertise and strategic planning facilitation for the Mental Health Transformation Working Group in St. Louis, MO. The engagement brought together representatives from state agencies, local developers, the Continuum of Care, and providers to brainstorm new supportive housing ideas,  understand barriers to development and create a plan for moving forward.

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Alabama Rural Supportive Housing Institute

Alabama Rural Supportive Housing Institute

November 30, 2011

CSH and Collaborative Solutions, Inc. have created the Rural Supportive Housing Institute under a joint Rural Housing and Economic Development (RHED) 2009 grant. Seven teams focusing on rural counties in Alabama came together to work on new supportive housing projects over the course of five months for the Institute.  The interactive training series included teams from mental health centers, housing providers, service agencies, and HIV/AIDS housing...

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Florida Supportive Housing and Homelessness Conference

Florida Supportive Housing and Homelessness Conference

November 30, 2011

CSH is a proud partner with the Florida Coalition for the Homeless and the Florida Supportive Housing Coalition and recently co-sponsored their 2011 Southeast Institute on Homelessness and Supportive Housing in Clearwater Beach, Florida. CSH provided six sessions on best practices in supportive housing, including: a pre-conference institute on Rural Supportive Housing; breakout sessions on Advanced Targeting for High-Cost, High-Need Tenants, FUSE...

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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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Possible Cuts Would Leave Most Vulnerable in Peril

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