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Press Releases and News Coverage

There is always something happening at CSH that results in news stories. Read our press releases, check out our extensive media coverage, and feel free to contact us with your questions. Our media contact is Robert Friant, 212-986-2966, x 245; robert.friant@csh.org

In The News

2019

October 21, 2019 Statement on City of San Diego Community Action Plan on Homelessness - The Guardian

October 19, 2019 San Diego's ever-shifting policies to combat homelessness - San Diego Union-Tribune

October 18, 2019 Study: Number of homeless people among county's jail population growing - San Diego Union-Tribune

October 16, 2019 City Council votes to adopt strategic plan - Patch

October 16, 2019 San Diego Council Approves Plan - Times of San Diego

October 16, 2019 10-year Plan to Address Homelessness - KUSI News

October 16, 2019 City Council approves plan - Fox 5 News

October 16, 2019 State Announces Participants for the 2019-20 Oregon Supportive Housing Institute - OHCS

October 15, 2019 San Diego Council Approves 10-year Homelessness Plan - PBS

October 15, 2019 Morning Report: Council moves forward on homelessness plan - Voice of San Diego

October 15, 2019 San Diego Council moves forward with homeless action plan - San Diego Union-Tribune

October 15, 2019 San Diego Council approves $1.9 Billion homelessness plan - ABC News 10

October 14, 2019 Plan urges City to re-evaluate police department's role - Voice of San Diego

October 12, 2019 Report: San Diego needs $1.9B for permanent solutions - PBS

October 11, 2019 A vote on homeless courts, perhaps - CALMatters

October 10, 2019 Morning Report: The Big Homelessness Plan Has Dropped - Voice of San Diego

October 9, 2019 City's homeless action plan calls for housing, services at cost of $1.9 billion - The San Diego Union-Tribune

October 9, 2019 Here's what the City's new homelessness plan says - Voice of San Diego

October 9, 2019 New Homelessness Plan Appears to Side with Faulconer on Temporary Shelters - Voice of San Diego

October 7, 2019 What has Gavin Newsom done to bolster homeless services? - PoliFact/ Politico

October 3, 2019 Governor's Council of Regional Homelessness Advisors Convenes - LA Sentinel

October 3, 2019 ICAN Housing Debuts Arbor Ridge - Canton Repository

October 3, 2019 Developers are critical partners in ending homelessness - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

October 3, 2019 Pop Quiz with Kimberly Black King - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

October 2, 2019 Hospitals are buying up housing units - USA Today/ Kaiser Health News/ Governing Magazine

September 28, 2019 City set to receive HRA update - Post Bulletin

September 27, 2019 Morning Report: The Plan to Come Up With a Homelessness Plan - San Diego Voice

September 26, 2019 There's a Lot Riding on the City's Upcoming Homelessness Plan - San Diego Voice

September 26, 2019 Babson College Convenes Global Conversation on The Power of Entrepreneurship - Babson Magazine

September 25, 2019 Funding to Improve Social Determinants of Health - Health Affairs/ Grantwatch

September 23, 2019 Homeless Solutions: Hospitals Paying for Housing - Pete Earley Blog

September 22, 2019 Trump's solution to the homelessness crisis - Truthout

September 20, 2019 Affordable building meets Passive rules - Real Estate Weekly

September 18, 2019 County, City Approach Homelessness Together - Post Bulletin

September 18, 2019 Joining Together Around Homelessness - Post Bulletin

September 17, 2019 Review of shelter data finds high numbers of ex-convicts - Associated Press

September 17, 2019 MN Homeless Conference Opens in Rochester Tuesday - KROC

September 17, 2019 Breaking Ground begins $100M Passive House project - NY Real Estate Journal

September 17, 2019 Green affordable senior housing breaks gound in the Bronx - BG News

September 14, 2019 Agencies scramble to get warming center ready by Nov. 1 - Post Bulletin

September 12, 2019 Passive House Project Launches for Bronx Seniors - Connect New York

September 11, 2019 Affordable Passive House Community Breaks Ground in NYC - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

September 11, 2019 Breaking Ground broke ground on its first-ever passive house project - NYN Media/ New York Nonprofit

September 11, 2019 Surprise! Trump wants to help L.A.'s homeless by cracking down on them - Los Angeles Times

September 9, 2019 Homeless Youth Must Be Helped with Services - Youth Today/ Bokeh Focus/ Foster Care/ Substance Use Magazine

September 5, 2019 Years into a homelessness ‘emergency,’ Seattle and King County propose a unified response - Crosscut

September 3, 2019 Innovative Hospital Housing Partnership - NJHMFA Blog

September 3, 2019 Several NYC Agencies Holding Contract Public Hearings - NYN Media/ New York Nonprofit

September 1, 2019 Governor announces members of Future Work Commission - Lake County News

September 1, 2019 HUD Initiative FYI - NAEH Blog

August 24, 2019 Entry into system is first step home - Post Bulletin/ MN Newspaper Association

August 24, 2019 Housing the Homeless: If people don't have the basics, you can't do the social work - Post Bulletin/ MN Newspaper Association

August 15, 2019 Governor Abbott says San Antonio could show Austin - KEYE TV CBS

August 14, 2019 California must not repeat old mistakes as it seeks new ways to end homelessness - Cal Matters

August 13, 2019 Greg Abbott Said San Antonio Could Teach Austin How to Help Homeless People. Experts Disagree. - San Antonio Current/ The Texas Tribune

August 8, 2019 Ceremonial groundbreaking pauses work on New Kensington’s Pioneer Apartments - Trib Live/ Valley News

July 29, 2019 Health plans voice support for bill to address SDOH efforts - HealthData News

July 26, 2019 Fact-checking Claims on CA unsheltered homeless population - PolitiFact

July 23, 2019 Institutional Investing and Affordable Housing - Forbes/ Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

July 20, 2019 Everyone In: Cracking the Homeless Crisis, One Story at a Time - LAist

July 19, 2019 Sustainability of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System - The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring/ Youth Today

July 18, 2019 Governor Newsom Names Leaders & Statewide Experts to Advise on Homeless Crisis - California Globe

July 18, 2019 Time to Start Acting on Homelessness - Sacramento Bee

July 18, 2019 Newsom Adds Key Members to Homelessness Task Force - SCV News

July 18, 2019 California Governor Newsom Announces Regional Leaders - The Pine Tree

July 17, 2019 LA County Supervisor to Co-Chair New State Advisory Group - My News LA

July 16, 2019 CCC Celebrates Grand Opening of Blackburn Center - CCC News

July 15, 2019 New Program in Mecklenburg County: Keeping Families Together - C-M Housing & Homelessness

July 13, 2019 Campaign puts a human face on the housing crisis - LA Opinion

July 10, 2019 The Status of Blacks Experiencing Homelessness - Changemakers LA Podcast

July 10, 2019 Blackburn Center Opens with 175 Beds - Portland Tribune/ Pamplin Media Group

July 10, 2019 New Homeless Center Opening Today in East Portland - KXL 101

July 10, 2019 Housing & Healthcare - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine

July 10, 2019 Bill to Provide People with Criminal Records a Fair Chance at Housing - East County Today/ LA Sentinel

July 9, 2019 Montana Medicaid Planning A Supportive Housing Benefit - OPEN MINDS

July 8, 2019 Why we aren't ending homelessness in LA - Medium

July 8, 2019 CAMBA Debuts $100M Brooklyn Affordable Housing - MultiHousing News

July 2, 2019 Investing in Supportive Housing - MHF News

July 1, 2019 This is what it's like to be homeless in San Gabriel Valley - Pasadena Star-News

July 1, 2019 Survivors of Homelessness Tell Their Stories in Pasadena - Colorado Boulevard

June 27, 2019 CSH Announces CFO - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

June 27, 2019 Affordable Housing Alliance Announces Medicaid Effort Combining Health & Housing - CT Examiner

June 26, 2019 Text to Connect to End Homelessness - WGN News

June 26, 2019 Chicago Launches Text to Connect to End Homelessness - CBS2 News

June 26, 2019 DFSS Launches Text to Connect in Chicago - ABC7 News

June 25, 2019 CT Supportive Housing Keeps At-Risk Families Together - UCONN Today

June 24, 2019 Supportive Housing Community Champion Award Presented - WBIW

June 23, 2019 Housing is Healthcare for Montanans - Billings Gazette

June 19, 2019 Medicaid report highlights ways to reduce health care costs in MT - KXLF Butte News/ KRTV Great Falls News/ MTN News

June 13, 2019 Examining How Policies Influence the Cycle of Homelessness - WNPR/ Where We Live

June 11, 2019 Backyard Brawl - Architecture Boston

June 11, 2019 Housing and Health Care Under One Roof - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

June 10, 2019 Homeless Count Shows Increase in Seniors Living on The Street - Spectrum News 1

June 7, 2019 97% Success Rate at Helping Homeless Americans - Pete Earley Blog

June 6, 2019 District joins corporations to create housing, end homelessness - Washington Times

June 5, 2019 Breaking Ground on Housing in New London - CT Examiner

June 4, 2019 Wraparound Support is Key to Keeping Families Out of the Child Welfare System - Route Fifty

May 30, 2019 Homelessness declines in Pasadena thanks to focus - Pasadena Weekly

May 29, 2019 Strong Relationships and Shared Values Star at S:US’ Housewarming in the Bronx - SHNNY Blog

May 29, 2019 CDFI Fund Awards $3.5B in NMTCs - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

May 24, 2019 $55M for New Markets projects granted to NYC-based nonprofit - Crain's New York Business

May 24, 2019 $3.5B in New Markets Tax Credit allocations announced - National Law Review

May 23, 2019 Elgin Council likes idea of 24 hours' notice - Daily Herarld

May 23, 2019 Treasury's CDFI Fund Announces 2018 NMTC Awards - Yahoo Finance

May 21, 2019 Oklahoma Impact Accelerator Invests In the Community - Fox News

May 21, 2019 Governor Cuomo celebrates opening of 94-unit Morris Ave - NY Real Estate Journal

May 17, 2019 Investing in the Journey from Homeless to Homeowner - Delaware Business Times

May 17, 2019 Pasadena program takes unique one-on-one approach - ABC 7

May 17, 2019 Mixed Income Project Opens in University Heights - Connect New York

May 15, 2019 Gov. Newsom's Budget Has $1 Billion to Address Homelessness, But Advocates Want More Investment In Permanent Housing - Capital Public Radio

May 13, 2019 Moving Lockport's boundary may impact plan - The Buffalo News

May 11, 2019 Success of housing program prompts calls for expansion - Boston Herald

May 10, 2019 Supportive housing concept introduced as way to alleviate City's homelessness issue - The State Journal-Register

May 10, 2019 Springfield's Homeless: Is supportive housing the solution? - The State Journal-Register

May 10, 2019 Tackling LA Homelessness Remains Tough Challenge - ABC 7 LA

May 10, 2019 Inspirational Stories Shed Awareness on Homeless Crisis - CBS LA

May 7, 2019 CSH Calls on States to Support More Supportive Housing - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

May 7, 2019 New Highbridge Development Provides Housing for Formerly Homeless Households and Veterans - CityLand

May 2, 2019 New Program for Tucson Homeless Gives Housing First - Patch/ Arizona Daily Star

May 2, 2019 New program aims to house 150 homeless in Pima County - News 4 Tucson

May 2, 2019 Housing First: County launching proven, innovative strategy - Pima County News

May 1, 2019 Housing as solution is goal of national conference - WBAA/ Public Radio Purdue

May 1, 2019 Leaders Meet in Indy to Tackle Supportive Housing Expansion - WIBC News 93.1

April 30, 2019 HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships - HUDExchange News

April 29, 2019 A second chance: CCJ partners with Dorn Homes to house those in need - Daily Courier

April 26, 2019 How an Expanded Vision of MCOs Could Tackle Inequities - JAMA News

April 26, 2019 Ramon Jacobson to Executive Director - Washington Business Journal

April 26, 2019 Seasoned Community Leader Takes Helm - Yahoo Finance

April 23, 2019 Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards More Than $25 Million in Grants - News-Press/ Google News/ Business Wire/ Yahoo Finance

April 12, 2019 New affordable housing development coming to the Bronx’s Jerome Avenue - Curbed/ Bronx Times/ News 12

April 11, 2019 Strong and Thriving Families - USICH Blog

April 8, 2019 Building A Better Long Beach - LB Business Journal

April 7, 2019 Denver Supportive Housing SIB Program Sees 85% Success Rate - Open Minds

April 5, 2019 The Goal of Engagement is Engagement - Creating the Future

April 4, 2019 Denver is Breaking the Homelessness-Jail Cycle - Route Fifty

April 3, 2019 More money to fight homelessness - McClatchy Washington DC Bureau/ Sacramento Bee

March 29, 2019 Officials break ground on affordable supportive housing development - Signal Tribune

March 29, 2019 Nonprofit breaks ground on affordable LA Project - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

March 26, 2019 City launches down payment assistance fund - Real Estate Weekly

March 25, 2019 A New Home Opens for New Moms - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

March 20, 2019 Chief Population Health Officers to Know - Becker's Hospital Review

March 20, 2019 Starting with Stability: How Denver is Breaking the Homelessness-Jail Cycle - Urban

March 13, 2019 Housing advocates offer look at future - Orlando Sentinel

March 12, 2019 In Oakland and elsewhere, healthcare is investing in affordable housing - Marketplace/ Marketplace Morning Report/ American Public Media/ NPR

March 12, 2019 NYC Development Co-Locates Shelter and Affordable Housing - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

March 8, 2019 El Rio Health Opens 14th Clinic - Arizona Daily Star/ Tucson.com

March 6, 2019 FHLBank of San Francisco Names Three to Affordable Housing Advisory Council - Google News/ Yahoo News/ The Bakersfield Californian

March 5, 2019 Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund Is Now True Colors United - Instinct Magazine

March 4, 2019 Wonder Women - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

February 28, 2019 Ramos co-authors bill for regional approach to homelessness - Community News

February 28, 2019 The Need for an Affordable Housing Reboot - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

February 25, 2019 What has CA Governor Gavin Newsom done so Far for the Homeless? - PolitiFact/ Jefferson Public Radio

February 21, 2019 To Reduce Chronic Homelessness, a Chicago Hospital is Treating it as a Medical Condition - WBUR Here & Now ER Use Goes Down As Hospital Program Pays Homeless People's Rent

February 21, 2019 Volunteer Nurses Team - Herald Courier

February 19, 2019 CSH is Changing the Trajectory of Hiring Practices - LAHSA

February 19, 2019 How volunteer nurses team with winter shelter to care for Sacramento County homeless - Sacramento Bee

February 18, 2019 Affordable Housing Reboot - NHPF

February 14, 2019 Homelessness in America is a National Crisis - Florida Daily

February 11, 2019 CSH National Summit - MyIHCDA Magazine

February 8, 2019 New Survey Tool Offers Insight Into Tenant Outcomes - Insites Blog

February 7, 2019 Who's News - Real Estate Weekly

February 5, 2019 Housing to Recovery Fund Established in Indianapolis - Inside INdiana Business

February 5, 2019 Indianapolis Mayor, CICF launch Housing to Recovery Fund - CICF

February 1, 2019 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute Honored with Key Award - WBIW

February 1, 2019 Diller Joins Hunt Capital - PE Hub Blog

January 29, 2019 LA approves $120M to encourage building faster, cheaper homeless housing - Los Angeles Times

January 29, 2019 Foundations, Corporations Launch $500 Million Bay Area Housing - Philanthropy News Digest/ Foundation Center

January 28, 2019 Hunt Brings on UrbanView - MarketWatch

January 28, 2019 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Other Businesses Launch $500M Bay Area Housing Fund - Multi-Housing News

January 28, 2019 The key to new $500 million affordable housing fund? - Impact Alpha

January 26 2019 San Francisco companies pledge to raise $500M plus - Becker's Hospital Review

January 26, 2019 Businesses, philanthropists to raise more than $500M for housing - Daily Post

January 25, 2019 Bay Area businesses, foundations to boost affordable housing - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

January 25, 2019 Partnership raising $540 M to preserve, develop Bay Area affordable housing - San Francisco Chronicle

January 20, 2019 Supportive housing project aims to help vulnerable adults - The Oklahoman Newspaper/ NewsOK

January 19, 2019 ECHO Housing and Aurora announce project to build new housing - Tristate

January 19, 2019 Teams Announced for Indiana Supportive Housing Institute - Inside INdiana Business

January 18, 2019 ECHO Housing, Aurora selected for annual housing project - 14News

January 12, 2019 Tulsa, OKC eyed as proving grounds for supportive housing programs - Tulsa Public Radio/ Weekend Edition NPR

January 7, 2019 Who's Next: Housing, 14 rising stars in Denver area - Denverite/ Denver Post

January 2, 2019 Construction Begins at The Doe Fund's New Bronx Affordable and Supportive Housing Development - CityLand

January 1, 2019 Homelessness Strains Compassion for Some LA Residents - NPR/ All Things Considered/ KCRW

CAMBA Gardens Phase II is Award Winning

CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc. is pleased to announce that CAMBA Gardens Phase II, LEED Gold-rated, has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Affordable Housing Development award by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as a part of the LEED Homes Awards. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the…

New Connection to Housing in Chicago Launched; Text to Connect: 773-786-9916

Chicago, IL – City and community leaders today unveiled “Text to Connect to End Homelessness” (773-786-9916), a texting platform designed to help more people experiencing homelessness find pathways to housing and services. Those experiencing homelessness as well as people who want to help them can use this new feature, which…

Indiana Institute Finale & Supportive Housing Community Champion Award

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Six supportive housing development teams from across the Hoosier state completed the 10th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute last week held by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). The teams shared plans to develop supportive housing developments in South…

New reports highlight opportunity for reducing homelessness, associated health care costs

Helena, Mont. – New reports released today are designed to help Montana take advantage of opportunities to cost-effectively improve health outcomes for homeless individuals with complex medical conditions by housing and assisting them in their communities. The reports specifically focus on Montana’s Medicaid program and recommend ways to strengthen the…

Wesley Family Services Closes on Pioneer Apartments

Pittsburgh, PA—With the help of funders and investors, Wesley Family Services is moving forward with construction on Pioneer Apartments, an integrated development project that will be home to a four-story apartment building and offices, where the organization’s behavioral health staff members will work. Pioneer Apartments will offer affordable housing units,…

CSH Receives $55M in New Markets Tax Credit

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has announced an award of $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) as part of the federal government’s 2018 round of allocations. “With this opportunity, we can leverage even more resources to drive projects leading…

Doe Fund Begins Construction in The Bronx

THE BRONX, NEW YORK – Another affordable supportive housing development recently began construction in the Borough: a 10-story building with 68 units at 3188 Villa Avenue, slated to be completed by 2020. Last December, New York City-based nonprofit organization The Doe Fund broke ground to launch the construction of 68…

Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act Introduced

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ted Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Congressman Steve Stivers (R-OH) have introduced the “Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act“, a bill to increase federal resources to battle homelessness. Specifically, the bill authorizes $750 million in grants annually for the…

Chicago Area Nonprofit New Moms Celebrates Grand Opening of $7.25 Million Supportive Housing Development and Family Support Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jenna Hammond, New Moms 773-413-3451 jhania@newmoms.org Robert Friant, CSH 212-986-2966, x245 robert.friant@csh.org CHICAGO, March 15, 2019 – Community members joined nonprofit New Moms and its development partners today for the grand opening of the organization’s Oak Park Center and Clare Place, a 21,700-square-foot facility that features 18…

Housing Reboot to Improve Health

The NHP Foundation recently joined forces with CSH to call for fresh ways to use housing and health partnerships to bring about significant changes for those in need, including innovative approaches to funding and services. Affordable housing and healthcare leaders are coming together to combine safe, clean, secure housing with improved…

Teams Prepare Projects for Indiana Supportive Housing

Teams announced for the 10th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute Organizations will develop plans to create six supportive housing developments for homeless veterans or individuals experiencing chronic homelessness The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced today the six teams that will be participating in the 2019 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. These teams will each establish a plan to create a supportive…

CSH & Cross Sector Partner to Support High-Risk Youth in Oklahoma

The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) and Cross Sector Innovations (Cross Sector) have received funding from the Arnall Family Foundation (AFF) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to work with service providers, investors and state agencies to develop and implement a supportive housing demonstration for high-risk youth…

2018 NHPF Symposium Fundraiser Exceeds Goal

Organization’s Fund for New Development Raises $450,000 to support ongoing affordable housing efforts The NHP Foundation (NHPF), a national leader in providing quality affordable housing to America’s working poor, seniors and families, today announced that its 2nd Symposium fundraising event, “Housing & Health: The Backbone of Strong Communities” held October…

Central City Concern’s Blackburn Center Wins National Award

On Oct. 18, 2018, Novogradac & Company named Central City Concern’s Blackburn Center the Metro Community Development Qualified Low-Income Community Investment (QLICI) of 2018. Sarah Chisolm, CCC’s chief financial officer, accepted the national award at the Novogradac 2018 New Markets Tax Credit Fall Conference in Austin, Texas. Chisholm thanked several partners including…

More services needed to address homeless crisis

Homelessness in the greater Portland region could increase 26 percent over he next four years unless the public and private sectors work together to increase more services and housing of all kinds. That is the conclusion of a report by ECONorthwest, the Pacific Northwest’s largest independent economic research firm, released…

Turning the Tide of Youth Homelessness in California

Since 2015, the number of homeless youth living in California has risen 32% to a staggering 15,000 young people. These youth are five times more likely to experience homelessness as adults, and are concentrated in vulnerable communities: •1 in 10 Cal State students experienced homelessness in the last year alone.…

Leaders to Tackle Affordable Housing Reboot

NHPF (The NHP Foundation), a national leader in providing quality affordable housing to America’s working poor, seniors and families, today announced its 2018 fundraising event. “Housing & Health: The Backbone of Strong Communities” will be held October 16th at Union Station in Washington, D.C. The event combines education and celebration,…

CSH Pay for Success Grants Help Communities Improve Healthcare Delivery & Decrease Costs

Providers in Lake County, Illinois, Pittsburgh/Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and Ventura County, California to Receive “Pay for Success” Expertise The national nonprofit CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) has named three local area-providers across the country to participate in initiatives focused on delivering stable housing and improved medical and mental healthcare to…

Senior Housing Policy Recommendation Report

For Immediate Release September 14, 2018 Contact: Melissa Chalker 609-421-0206 Trenton—New Jersey Foundation for Aging (NJFA) and its partners have released recommendations to address a crucial need to expand the amount of affordable housing available to seniors in the Garden State. The increase in the aging population coupled with the…

CSH Fourth CDFI to Join Federal Home Loan Bank of New York

The national nonprofit CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) today announced it has joined the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY) cooperative of eligible commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, community development financial institutions (CDFI) and insurance companies. As an FHLBNY member, CSH now has access to the competitively…

Avalon Housing awarded tax credits for Hickory Way Apartments

Ann Arbor, MI – Avalon Housing has received a conditional reservation of tax credits from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) for 34 new units of affordable housing at Hickory Way Apartments, 1110 and 1132 South Maple Road in Ann Arbor. This award is for the first phase of…

Jericho Project and B&B Urban Open Walton House

First Supportive Housing Residence Under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s NYC 15/15 Supportive Housing Plan The $35.6-million dollar, 10-story building built by Jericho Project and B&B Urban in the Bronx features 89 apartments for formerly homeless and low-income veterans and young adults, many of whom identify as LGBTQ Jericho Project, a…

City of Chicago Shares Latest Update on Families in Transition Program

Joint initiative aimed at reducing homelessness located in at-risk communities has housed nearly 90% of initial families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018 CONTACT: Jennifer Rottner 312-743-1719 Jennifer.rottner@cityofchicago.org The Department of Family and Support Services today announced the latest update on the Families in Transition program, an unprecedented joint initiative…

Making the LEAP

JPMorgan Chase to invest in program that supports The Way Home local homeless response system and addresses the affordable housing crisis. Houston, TX – Citing increased rents and a sharp drop in vacancies after Hurricane Harvey, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has joined with the Houston Housing Authority, Coalition for the…

Chicago Family Homelessness Research Project Study

MEDIA ADVISORY   |  PRESS CREDENTIALS RECOMMENDED Two-part press conference formally releasing Chicago Family Homelessness Research Project Study, a report compiled by utilizing data from Chicago’s Homelessness Services System and the Chicago Public Schools Part 1: Release & Explanation of Family Homelessness Research Study – University of Chicago Urban Labs (Note…

E-learning and consultation strategy aims to improve nationwide Housing First programs

IUPUI, Heartland Alliance Health’s Midwest Harm Reduction Institute and CSH partner to enhance a program for chronically homeless individuals, families INDIANAPOLIS, CHICAGO and NEW YORK — Professionals in the homeless service and housing sectors now have access to e-learning modules and distance-based technical assistance to strengthen their knowledge and their…

Rice U. event to focus on resilient housing

MEDIA ADVISORY David Ruth 713-348-6327 david@rice.edu Amy McCaig 713-348-6777 amym@rice.edu HOUSTON – (March 21, 2018) – Local and national experts will discuss how resilience strategies can shape Houston’s affordable housing system at a March 27 event hosted by Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Houston office of…

New Grant Helps Advance Oklahoma Initiative to House Youth Facing Homelessness

Tulsa – CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) has selected the Community Service Council (CSC) to receive a grant of technical assistance to further advance a Pay For Success initiative undertaken by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS), designed to help youth ages 17-25 transitioning out…

New Grant Helps Position Appleseed to House Families Facing Homelessness & Separation

Albuquerque – CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) has selected New Mexico Appleseed to receive a grant that will determine if Pay For Success (PFS) financing can help create supportive housing for families without homes who also experience high instances of open child welfare cases. CSH anticipates Appleseed will receive approximately six…

CSH Releases 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Report (QAP)

CSH is pleased to present “2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Policies Promoting Supportive Housing & Recommendations for 2018 & 2019”. This new report builds on our assessment of 2016 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) policies and examines the strategies Housing Credit agencies adopted to foster and encourage supportive housing development…

$50 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation Awarded to CSH

Media Contact: Robert Friant; robert.friant@csh.org; 212-986-2966, x245. (Washington, DC) – The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has announced an award of $50 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) as part of the federal government’s 2017 round of allocations. “With…

Pay for Success Initiative to Reduce Chronic Individual Homelessness Exceeds Goals; Issues First Dividend Payments to Investors

For more information, contact: Brigid Boyd, United Way, 339-236-1161 bboyd@supportuniteday.org MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: The first-in-the-nation Pay for Success initiative to reduce chronic individual homelessness has significantly exceeded targets and successfully placed over 656 high-need individuals into stable, supportive housing, with 92% remaining housed after one year. On Tuesday, February 13…

Avalon Housing, CSH and NYU to host FUSE Social Innovation Fund key findings briefing

Ann Arbor, Michigan – February 5, 2018- Spurred by investments from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) has been leading a five-year national demonstration to create and evaluate supportive housing as a solution to addressing the needs of our health care system’s highest-need,…

Teams announced for the 9th Annual Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced today that teams from six Indiana communities will be participating in the 2018 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. Communities include: Bloomington, Johnson County, Kokomo, Lebanon, New Albany and two groups in Indianapolis. “The Institute continues to be an extraordinary opportunity for these organizations to develop detailed,…

National Housing Leader Adds Healthcare and Finance Expertise to Board of Directors

CSH, a national nonprofit helping communities create the housing that transforms the lives of vulnerable individuals and families, has welcomed two new Board members: a prominent healthcare executive with extensive Medicaid experience and a nationally recognized accounting and finance expert. “We are pleased to add the considerable talents of Charles…

National Housing Leader with Local Grounding Joins CSH

Ann Oliva Praised for Leadership at HUD and in Washington, DC Former U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Assistant Secretary Ann Oliva has been named Senior Policy Advisor to the President and CEO of CSH. As a strategic player making profound contributions in local and national policies, Ms. Oliva…

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