Apply for the Northern Virginia Supportive Housing Institute

CSH, the Housing Association for Nonprofit Developers, and the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services are excited to announce the first-ever Supportive Housing Institute in Northern Virginia (NoVA). The 2022 Institute will help supportive housing partners learn how to navigate the complex process of developing housing with support services and reduce the time it takes to obtain funding for supportive housing by improving the planning, development, and initial project implementation process. The Institute will have a primary focus on building the housing developers' and service providers' capacity to serve the high needs population in Northern Virginia (Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax/Falls Church, Loudoun, and Prince William).

Please note that you can email novashi@ch.org to get a copy of the application in Microsoft Word format.

The CSH Institute has a strong record of accomplishment across the country, with graduates experiencing an 80% success rate in bringing projects into operation. The Institute will provide targeted training and technical assistance to both new and experienced development teams. Teams receive intensive training over 4 months including individualized technical assistance and support to assist in planning quality projects. CSH Subject matter experts from across the state and the country, in partnership with local expertise, will provide insight on coordinating services and property management, asset management, building a race equity culture, financing, funding and trauma-informed design. 

Application Deadline: June 30, 2022, by 5 pm.

The Application Review Team will evaluate all proposals and notify applicants of their selection by July 15, 2022. Submission of an application represents a commitment for the team to attend all Institute sessions. The application must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submission: Submit an electronic copy of the application and the attachments in PDF form to CSH by email to: novashi@csh.org.

Questions: If you have questions about this application, please contact: CSH at novashi@csh.org.

The 2022 Institute is made possible by the VA Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. Thanks to the support of DBHDS and their commitment to supportive housing, the Institute is offered free of charge to participants. 

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