Federal, State and Local Policy Work

CSH works to integrate supportive housing into federal, state and local policies and funding. Staff across the country are engaged with policy work at different levels.

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2019 - 2020 Federal and State Policy Priorities

CSH urges Members of the federal Administration, 116th Congress, Governors and state legislators, and community leaders to prioritize sound, cost-effective public policies that:

  • Preserve and increase key investments in housing programs
  • Expand investments in targeted interventions employing data and evidence-based solutions
  • Refine programs to spur innovation and increase flexibility, and transparency with accountability

We will be working with all Members of the Administration, Congress and state and local policymakers to promote legislation and actions that:

  • Preserve and Enhance Key Investments in Subsidized Rental Assistance and Low-income Housing
  • Enact Tax Reform and Financing to Expand Investment in Supportive Housing
  • Increase Flexibility and Funding for States and Counties to Embrace Keeping Families Together in Supportive Housing
  • Provide Flexibility and Incentives for Enhanced State Medicaid Services, Mental Health and Substance Use Investments
  • Ensure Health Coverage Continues for All Eligible Medicaid Recipients and Encourage Innovation
  • Expand Investments in Outcome-Based Financing Models and Tools
  • Support Investments that Advance Justice Reform, Especially for Youth