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


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 …


The CSH Metro Team is proud to release the 2020 New York Housing and Justice System Change Platform

Recognizing that many people leaving jail and prison are released to homelessness or housing instability, this paper provides an overview of: The current housing landscape and critical gaps and barriers …


Supportive Housing and the Opioid Crisis

CSH conducted a survey of supportive housing agencies across New York State to examine opioid use and overdose among supportive housing tenants, and to identify what services and support agencies …

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