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20 NH Nonprofits To Participate In Supportive Housing Institute Funded By New Hampshire Housing

Eight teams will receive training in designing supportive housing  to serve state’s homeless, seniors and persons with disabilities Twenty New Hampshire nonprofits have been selected to participate in the first New Hampshire Supportive Housing Institute. Organized as teams, they will receive training on building new supportive housing and increasing affordable…

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and CSH Announce 2020 Supportive Housing Institute Teams

Teams will develop plans for supportive housing in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Terre Haute INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced today the five teams that will be participating in the 2020 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. These teams will each…

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…
CAMBA Housing Ventures and CAMBA have opened CAMBA Gardens Phase II, an affordable housing community in Brooklyn’s Wingate section. This project is the continuation of CAMBA Gardens Phase I, which was completed in October 2013. Located on the campus of NYC Health + Hospitals’ Kings County Campus, the $100 million…
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…
(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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Launch Landmark Regional Housing Partnership The Partnership for the Bay’s Future will protect tenant rights and promote one of the largest housing investment funds in the country. Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists launched a regional public-private housing partnership that will build one…

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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…

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