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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

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 the 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…

$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…

In The News

2018

July 23, 2018 Setting up homes and services for Elgin homeless cheaper than transporting them to the ER, expert says - The Courier-News/ Chicago Tribune

July 23, 2018 Your Key to NYC - Real Estate Rama News

July 20, 2018 Supportive housing would have helped my schizophrenic brother - The Seattle Times

July 19, 2018 Data at the forefront of supportive housing - Foothold

July 18, 2018 The Bridge breaks ground on a new affordable housing complex - NYNMedia/ City & State

July 17, 2018 First Supportive Housing Residence Under Mayor Bill de Blasio's NYC 15/15 Supportive Housing Plan Opens - Markets Insider/ Business Insider

July 12, 2018 Affordable housing project gets underway in the Bronx - News 12 the Bronx

July 11, 2018 Digital Counties Survey 2018: Winners Prioritize Culture, Collaboration and Automation - Government Technology/ GovTech Biz

July 10, 2018 CSH Summit 2018: Los Angeles Takes the Lead - LA LISC News

July 9, 2018 Housing for disabled may get boost from grant, other funds - The News-Gazette/ NewsTalk 1400/ WDWS-AM

July 6, 2018 Supportive housing key in the fight against homelessness - Columbus Business First

July 6, 2018 More permanent supportive housing needed locally - Democrat & Chronicle

July 5, 2018 Clairemont Town Council Discusses Homelessness - CCH News

July 2, 2018 Former Church Won't Be Site for Supportive Housing Complex - The Republic

July 1, 2018 Housing, Services Target Homeless Young Adults in Cincinnati - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

July 1, 2018 Rockford Development Aims to Deconcentrate Poverty - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

June 29, 2018 I/DD Statewide Strategic Framework - Valeries List

June 27, 2018 Legislation sponsored by Equality California - Citizens Journal

 

June 26, 2018 Taking on NIMBYism isn't easy in California - Woodland Daily Democrat

June 22, 2018 Housing Insecurity & Child Welfare - Insights

June 25, 2018 This Doctor & CSH Board Member Turned Down a High-Paying Career to Treat the Homeless - Reader's Digest

June 21, 2018 LINC Housing Opens Intergenerational Affordable Housing Community in Los Angeles for Formerly Homeless and Low-Income Residents - StreetInsider

June 21, 2018 Big Tech Isn't the Problem with Homelessness. It's All of Us - WIRED

June 15, 2018 Making the LEAP to End Homelessness - The Way Home Houston

June 15, 2018 CitySquare CEO wants Dallas to see, respect its hidden poor - Dallas News/ The Dallas Morning News

June 15, 2018 Not in my backyard: California considers bill to speed new housing for the homeless - The Mercury News/ Daily Democrat

June 15, 2018 Family Homelessness in Chicago: 10k Families, Almost 80% Doubled-Up - ChicagoHomeless

June 15, 2018 Study finds 10,000 families experienced homelessness last year - Chicago Sun-Times

June 15, 2018 U of Chicago Releases Homelessness Study - ABC 7 Eyewitness News

June 15, 2018 Un estudio estima que 10,000 familias viven en condición de calle en Chicago - Univision

June 14, 2018 City Joins With JP Morgan Chase in Landlord Engagement Program - Patch

June 14, 2018 Houston Advocates for the Homeless Get Grant for Permanent Housing - Houston Public Media

June 13, 2018 Grant money helps get people out of homelessness, into apartments - Houston Chronicle

June 13, 2018 Board of Supervisors Continues Its Momentum to Address Homelessness - Ocean County Breeze

June 12, 2018 Assessing New York City's Growing Homelessness Crisis - Epeak Daily

June 8, 2018 Confronting Homelessness: Two Proposals - Madera Tribune

June 8, 2018 Homeless on Their Minds - Cape May County Herald

June 8, 2018 Homelessness spending gets boost in budget deal reached by Governor - Los Angeles Times

June 6, 2018 Homes Within Reach to Focus on Affordable Housing Options Statewide - Wyandotte Daily

June 5, 2018 Eric Garcetti Talking Homelessness Tomorrow at National Conference - LA Daily News

June 1, 2018 Drucker Institute Names 2018 Drucker Prize Semifinalists - Cision PR News/ KPLC/ KAKE/ WAVE/ KFDA-TV/ KHQ-Q6/ KSWO 7 News/ KXXV News Channel 25/ WSIL-TV/ WRCB/ News on 6/ NBC2 News

May 30, 2018 Presence Mercy Medical Center Honors FUSE - Daily Herald Business Journal

May 30, 2018 AB 2162 seeks to solve the problem of homelessness - USChinaPress/ English Translation

May 25, 2018 City Council votes on finance items - InsuranceNewsNet

May 24, 2018 Oregon Housing Conference Set for October 15 - The Lund Report

May 23, 2018 Lacking treatment, more end up on streets - Portland Tribune/ Beaverton Valley Times/ Tigard Tualatin Times/ Lake Oswego Review/ West Linn Tidings/ Wilsonville Spokesman/ Hillsboro Tribune/ Forest Grove News Times/ Newberg Graphic/ Clackamas Review / Oregon City News / The Outlook/ Sandy Post/ Estacada News / Canby Herald / Woodburn Independent/ Molalla Pioneer/ Columbia County Spotlight/ Regal Courier/ Sherwood Gazette/ The Bee/ Southwest Community Connection/ Placer Network of Care

May 22, 2018 Kaiser Permanente Commits $200M to Reduce Homelessness - Healthcare Dive/ Health IT

May 21, 2018 IUPUI, Heartland Alliance Health and CSH partner to improve nationwide Housing First programs - News at IUPUI

May 18, 2018 Grant fuels collaborative process to address frequent users of local emergency services - Montana Standard

May 18, 2018 Kaiser Permanente to commit $200 million to help communities reduce homelessness - Los Angeles Times

May 14, 2018 Stark County to Mark "Day of Action" for Mental Health - The Alliance Review

May 12, 2018 Summit brings city, counties, states together to address homelessness - The Lund Health News Report

May 11, 2018 Summit Brings City, Counties, States Together to Address Homelessness Through Supportive Housing - Skanner News Report

May 4, 2018 $56M Brooklyn Affordable Housing Opens - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

April 25, 2018 CAMBA Debuts $100M Brooklyn Affordable Housing - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

April 24, 2018 $100M Affordable Housing Development in Brooklyn - LongIsland.com

April 20, 2018 HBJ's 2018 Landmark Awards: Community Impact winner and finalists - Houston Business Journal

April 13, 2018 To combat homelessness, Austin nonprofit looks to outside investors - The American-Statesman/ Journal-Constitution/ Palm Beach Post/ Palm Beach Daily News/ Journal-News/ Springfield News-Sun/ Dayton Daily News/ TV 27/ WFTV 9/ CBS 47/ Fox 13/ Fox 23/ Fox 25/ Fox 30/ WPXI - Channel 11/ Smithville Times/ Round Rock Leader/ Mundo Hispanico/ Today's Pulse/ Eagle 96.9/ Easy 102.9/ B 98.5/ 99.5 KISS/ WHIO/ Associated Press

April 10, 2018 Redevelopment funds were shifted to city services years ago - Los Angeles Times

April 9, 2018 Ability Housing Starts Construction on $27.4M Affordable Housing Community in Orlando - Rebusiness

April 6, 2018 Award Winning Proposal - Open Minds

April 5, 2018 Ability Housing Breaks Ground on Orlando Affordable Property - MultiHousing News

April 5, 2018 Village on Mercy to bring much-needed housing - Orlando Sentinel

April 5, 2018 Orlando breaks ground on affordable housing development - WMFE

April 4, 2018 Now I'm So Strong - Manhattan Times

April 3, 2018 Denver Supportive Housing Social Impact Bond Shows Promising Housing Stability Outcomes In First Year - America Forward Blog

April 3, 2018 Voices from PFS Pioneers: Oklahoma PFS Supportive Housing Project - NFF Blog

March 29, 2018 Homelessness and supportive housing - Larchmont Chronicle

March 28, 2018 Denver sold bonds to reduce the human and financial costs of homelessness - The Denver Post

March 27, 2018 LA County leaders seek to keep emergency shelter in Antelope Valley open - Los Angeles Times

March 27, 2018 Has California's homeless population skyrocketed? - PolitiFact

March 26, 2018 CSH Names Three New Pay For Success Grantees - SIB Review

March 25, 2018 Vast funding for California homeless going unspent - Marin Independent Journal

March 25, 2018 Billions of dollars to help California's homeless population are piling up - Los Angeles Times/ KTLA News

March 22, 2018 Sometimes It's Now or Never - City Watch

March 20, 2018 Capital Magnet Fund Awards Announced - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

March 19, 2018 Denver sold bonds - Denver Post

March 15, 2018 Housing as a hub for health - Brookings

March 15, 2018 How QAPs Incentivize Supportive Housing - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

March 14, 2018 Indianapolis Foundation Awards Millions in Grants - Inside Indianapolis Business

March 11, 2018 Housing Initiatives Multiply - Open Minds

March 10, 2018 McClean County Moving Ahead With Affordable Housing Initiative - Pantagraph

March 9, 2018 California housing crisis podcast: Why the state's homeless population is booming - Los Angeles Times/ LA Times Podcast

March 6, 2018 Issuing Bonds to Invest in People - New York Times

March 5, 2018 New Housing Ohio Awarded Grants - News Journal

March 5, 2018 Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration & Homelessness - Safety + Justice Challenge

March 5, 2018 Seed Money for Social Change - Inside Philanthropy

March 2, 2018 MA Housing & Shelter Alliance Hearst Health Prize Award Finalist - SCN/ Boston Globe

February 28, 2018 Big names lending support to fight homelessness - FOX News

February 27, 2018 Don't Let NIMBYs - or weak-kneed politicians - stand in the way of homeless housing - Los Angeles Times

February 27, 2018 Stories from Formerly Homeless - Larchmont Buzz

February 22, 2018 LA First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland to Speak at Stories from the Frontline Event - Larchmont Buzz/ LA Daily News

February 18, 2018 Not Just Partners, But Neighbors: Health Care in Affordable Housing Developments - Shelterforce

February 14, 2018 $3.5B in NMTCs Awarded to Spur Economic Development - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

February 14, 2018 Success in Housing Homeless Leads to Dividend Payments - State House News Service/ Boston Globe

February 14, 2018 Success of housing program prompts calls for expansion - Boston Herald/ Boston Herald Radio

February 14, 2018 State's Pay for Success Initiative off to Good Start - Banker and Tradesman

February 14, 2018 Pay for Success Project Beats Interim Goal to Trim Homelessness - Massnonprofit News

February 13, 2018 California Lawmaker Proposes Central Database as Part of Package to Help Homeless - Government Technology/ Governing

February 12, 2018 Getting homeless people off California streets is tough. One lawmaker has an idea - Capitol Alert/ The Sacramento Bee/ The Fresno Bee

February 10, 2018 Housing Institute Agencies Selected - Current

February 9, 2018 If you take on big issues - Thrive Global

February 9, 2018 YFHN, partner to study supportive housing needs - Time Sentinel

February 6, 2018 Stories of Homelessness Survivors - Larchmont Buzz

February 6, 2018 FHLBank San Francisco Names Two to Affordable Housing Advisory Council and Reappoints Two Current Members - EIN

February 5, 2018 City Council Approves Cappleman-Sponsored Program To House Homeless - Uptown Update

February 3, 2018 Project to help homeless, low-income residents - Daily Journal

February 3, 2018 Kokomo Housing Authority to be part of 9th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute - Kokomo Perspective

February 2, 2018 What's next for the $30MM Wrightsville Avenue hospital facility? - Port City Daily

January 31, 2018 Hospitals Pay the Rent - Crain's Chicago/ Crain's Detroit/ Crain's Cleveland/ Crain's New York/ Modern Healthcare

January 30, 2018 ER Use Goes Down As Hospital Program Pays Homeless People's Rent - NPR Morning Edition/ WBEZ/ NPR Weekend Edition

January 30, 2018 They Aren't Criminals - The Chattanoogan

January 28, 2018 Boulder needs shelter every winter night - Daily Camera/ Boulder News/ Luxora Leader/ Kaplan Herald

January 27, 2018 City Investment to Help Homeless Chicagoans Secure Stable Housing - Chicago Community Trust

January 26, 2018 Teams Announced for 9th Annual Indiana Institute - WBIW/ Indianapolis Business Journal

January 25, 2018 CA Legislators Announce Homeless Youth Bill - Bay Area Reporter

January 22, 2018 Rehabilitation of Holly Park Apartments - RealEstateRama News

January 16, 2018 CSH Appoints Senior Policy Advisor - Affordable Housing Finance/ Builder Magazine/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

January 11, 2018 Collaboratives: Connecting housing and services - Meyer Voices/ Meyer Memorial Trust

January 10, 2018 Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Housing Program for Homeless - Chicago Citizen

January 9, 2018 Public Housing Profile: Stephen Norman - Housing Futures

January 3, 2018 Boston establishes $10M private donor fund to combat homelessness - SmartCities Dive/ Boston Globe

January 2, 2018 Hospitals tackling homelessness to bring down costs - Healthcare Dive/ Health IT/ The Nation's Health

January 2, 2018 Mayor Walsh announces creation of Boston's Way Home Fund - Sampan/ 4-traders

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