CSH Summit

Since 2015, CSH has brought together supportive housing leaders for a national Summit to discuss the latest innovations in the field and to generate new ideas and connections to advance supportive housing.

Virtual Summit 2020

The global health crisis forced us to pivot from our standard Summit planning and create a new vision for the event in a virtual environment. The result was our highly successful CSH Virtual Summit 2020 held on June 23 – 26, 2020. Over a thousand leaders from a variety of sectors including housing, healthcare, human services, finance, and policy convened virtually to learn and advance effective and equitable solutions for communities.

The theme for the sixth national Summit was Planning Beyond the Crisis – diving into the supportive housing field’s response to COVID-19 and how we can transform systems in light of the inequities revealed and exacerbated by the pandemic. Our distinguished panelists facilitated, in-depth conversations on the value of health and housing partnerships, the importance of having voices of lived expertise at the table, the need to continuously center racial justice in everything from pandemic response to system redesign, and more. What sets CSH Summit apart is the high level of engagement and interaction from and between leaders across sectors, each of whom brings their unique perspective and skillset to the table in order to collectively build more inclusive and resilient systems.


Day 1
Opening Plenary: Planning Beyond the Crisis
Session 1.1: Pursuing Equity Through Health + Housing Partnerships
Session 1.2: Care Coordination, Data Sharing, and Housing: Addressing the Needs of People Exiting the Justice Sector

Day 2
Session 2.1: Speaking From Experience: Amplifying Voices with Lived Expertise
Session 2.2: Housing and Child Welfare Partnerships Support Families in Crisis

Day 3
Session 3.1: Partnerships with Public Health
Session 3.2: Equitable and Efficient Re-Housing Strategies

Day 4
Session 4.1: Organizational Resilience
Session 4.2: Expanding Supportive Housing After the Crisis


Track Sponsors
Butler Human Services
United Healthcare Community & State

Single-Day Sponsors
AmeriHealth Caritas
National Equity Fund

Scholarship Sponsors
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Partner Sponsors
New Courtland
Leverage Law Group, LLC
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development

Session Sponsors
CORT Furniture

Friend Sponsors
Community Collaborative Group, LLC
Holland & Knight
Interior Resources
National Church Residences

CSH Summit 2019

800 leaders in housing, philanthropy, finance, healthcare, child welfare, substance use treatment, education, and community development and planning, will be "Connecting the Dots" at the fifth annual CSH Summit convening this year in Indianapolis, Indiana.

CSH Summit 2019 is all about bringing policymakers and doers together to build and cement partnerships across multiple sectors for the purpose of addressing a number of challenges facing our communities today. Participants are focused on extending the collaborative efforts that have made supportive housing so effective and expanding them beyond the traditional sectors of housing, homelessness and healthcare, and reaching into other community services to ensure every individual and family needing help gets the proper supports and attention they deserve.

Lunch Plenary Speaker

Author of Winners Take All, The True American and India Calling

Anand was a foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times from 2005 to 2016, and has also written for The Atlantic, The New Republic, and The New Yorker. He is an Aspen Institute fellow, an on-air political analyst for MSNBC, and a former McKinsey analyst. He teaches journalism at New York University and has spoken on the main stage of TED. His writing has been honored by the Society of Publishers in Asia, the Poynter Fellowship at Yale, and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Award. For additional information on this speaker, please feel free to visit​ ​www.prhspeakers.com

Speak Up Reception and Presentation

Good things happen when we SPEAK UP! Through engaging storytelling that has transformed public thinking, CSH Speak Up! advocates share their true personal stories of struggling through homelessness and finding stability, recovery, and dignity in supportive housing. Join CSH and the Central Indiana Community Foundation and hear directly from CSH Speak Up! Advocates. Location: Indiana Repertory Theater, 140 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis. Sponsored by: Central Indiana Community Foundation.

We are Connecting the Dots in Indianapolis and featuring the timeliest and most impactful tracks and Design Labs ever offered. Our Summit attendees are part of one of the most important national housing, multi-sector and community-oriented forums of 2019.

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