Our Work

In New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, CSH has committed over $150 million in grants and loans and worked with over 140 nonprofit organizations to create over 18,000 units of supportive housing.

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New York

  • Supportive housing interventions to aid de-carceration
  • Collaboration among crisis systems to develop and access supportive housing
  • RACE initiative: lending for BIPOC-led developers
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New Jersey

  • Healthy aging models
  • Statewide Housing First approach
  • Keeping Families Together partnership with DCF
  • Housing interventions for justice-impacted individuals
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  • Statewide supportive housing trainings
  • TA to two of PA's largest supportive housing providers & new developers
  • White paper on health sector investment in 4% LIHTC projects
  • Philadelphia: FUSE & supportive housing needs assessment

Our Team

Meet our supportive housing experts

Patricia Hernandez, Director, CSH

Patricia Hernandez

Brian McShane, Associate Director, NJ/PA, CSH

Brian McShane

Associate Director, NJ/PA
Lauren Velez, Associate Director, NY, CSH

Lauren Velez

Associate Director, NY
Cassondra Warney, Senior Program Manager, NJ, CSH

Cassondra Warney

Senior Program Manager, NJ,
Emma Cathell, Program Manager, CSH

Emma Cathell

Program Manager
Emily Melnick Headshot Photo

Emily Melnick

Senior Program Manager, NY

Metro Resources


JISH Funding Info Sheet

Supportive Housing (SH) is an evidence-based solution that combines permanent affordable housing with tenant-centered support services to help people who face complex health challenges, including mental health and substance use …


Aging and Thriving: A Call to Strengthen Supportive Housing for Older Adults in NYC

This report outlines the need and opportunity to develop effective, aging-centric, supportive housing models to help older New Yorkers age safely and with dignity in communities of their choice. Supportive …


Advancing Supportive Housing Solutions to Reduce Homelessness for People Impacted by the Criminal Legal System

The CSH Metro Team is proud to release Advancing Supportive Housing Solutions to Reduce Homelessness for People Impacted by the Criminal Legal System, A Report for New York City Leaders. This …

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