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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.…

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…
Pilot Voucher Program to Provide Supportive Housing to ‘Familiar Faces’ at Hospitals Jersey City, NJ – Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), joined Hudson County officials today to announce an innovative Housing First pilot program in partnership with the County and…

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…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release Date: September 11, 2018 Contact: Denis Theriault, denis.theriault@multco.us At a joint work session Tuesday, September 11, commissioners from Portland and Multnomah County will hear a briefing from our colleagues at Corporation of Supportive Housing (CSH), who have done excellent work to complete a full report outlining:…
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…
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…
Youth leaving foster care more likely than youth exiting homeless shelters to access supportive and subsidized housing As part of the City’s effort to preventing and ending youth homelessness and ensuring New York City is a place where all youth can prosper and thrive, regardless of their demographics or life…
New Tenant Anti-Harassment Unit will be dedicated to responding to tenant complaints of harassment in buildings across the city New York—Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units.…
Five-Year Housing Plan Will Include Plans for a 21 Percent Increase in Housing Available for Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Residents Mayor's Press Office 312.744.3334 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a commitment to support 1,600 new units of housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Chicago. The commitment is part of…
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…
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…
Today in Portland, locally based health care and housing leaders, and city and county representatives met with organizations from Los Angeles to learn how other communities are creating and then leveraging coordination to end homelessness. Sponsors of the summit include CareOregon, Kaiser Permanente and Portland Metro. “Supportive housing solves chronic…

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