Press Releases and News Coverage

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In The News


December 20, 2018 QLICI of the Year Award Winners Show Diversity of NMTC Program - Novogradac

December 20, 2018 King County, Seattle chart ‘new path forward’ on homelessness - MyNorthwest

December 19, 2018 Endorse Recommendations to Consolidate Fragmented Homelessness System - Seattle Times

December 19, 2018 Seattle & King County to Consolidate Homeless Services - KUOW

December 14, 2018 New Jersey health systems and insurers pitch in on Housing First programs - Modern Healthcare

December 14, 2018 Supportive housing a gift that can last a lifetime - Standard Journal

December 13, 2018 Ground broken for 68-unit tower to house formerly homeless - Real Estate Weekly

December 10, 2018 Supportive Housing Study Finds Cost Savings, Health Improvements - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

December 7, 2018 Why the City must stay committed - San Diego Downtown News

December 6, 2018 California Lawmakers Propose Host of Bills to Help Low-Income Renters and the Homeless - KQED News/ The California Report

December 2, 2018 California Mental Health Service Act Amended to Provide Funding for Supportive Housing - Open Minds

November 28, 2018 From Rent Regs to Rezonings, 2019 Will Feature Key Housing Policy Fights - City Limits

November 26, 2018 NMTC Allocation Trends - Tax Credit Advisor

November 19, 2018 Los Angeles Nonprofits Receive Over $1 Million - LA Sentinel

November 15, 2018 Independent Report Shows Continued Success of Denver SIB - Newswires/ InsuranceNewsNet

November 13, 2018 Franklin County to help frequent inmates find housing, other supports - The Columbus Dispatch

November 13, 2018 CT homelessness coalition appoints new CEO - Hartford Business Journal

November 13, 2018 JP Morgan Chase Announces New Community Investments - MarketWatch

November 11, 2018 Build 1000 units in 24 months? - Los Angeles Times

November 9, 2018 Using Supportive Housing to Improve Health Outcomes - Health Affairs

November 5, 2018 A home amid crisis: The Keeping Families Together Program Model - Children's Voice

November 5, 2018 $30M Health Hub Opens in Eastern Brooklyn - Crain's New York Business/ Health Pulse

November 4, 2018 Report: More Services, Housing Needed to Address Homeless Crisis - Portland Tribune

November 2, 2018 Ability Housing Begins Work on 80-Unit Affordable FL Property - Multi-Housing News/ Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

November 1, 2018 CT Coalition to End Homelessness Names New Chief Executive Officer - CT Coalition to End Homelessness

October 31, 2018 Central City Concern's Blackburn Center Wins National Award - The Lund Report

October 29, 2018 Ability housing begins work on 80-unit affordable housing - Jacksonville Business Journal

October 29, 2018 Sunday Notebook: Ability Housing starts on Village at Hyde Park - Florida Times-Union

October 27, 2018 Elgin should include Housing First model - Courier News/ Chicago Tribune

October 26, 2018 Council members question need for navigation center without formal homelessness strategy - San Diego Union-Tribune

October 26, 2018 Homelessness and housing in Portland - Oregon Business

October 25, 2018 New affordable apartment complex for homeless coming on Jacksonville's Westside - WJCT

October 24, 2018 Report: More services needed to address the homeless crisis - COIN6 CBS News/ Portland Tribune

October 18, 2018 Speak Up! Graduation 2018 - Channel 4 NBC News

October 18, 2018 Speak Up! Graduation 2018 - Telemundo52 LA

October 17, 2018 Morning Report News Roundup - Voice of San Diego

October 16, 2018 Social Impact Bonds: What's Brilliant and What's Broken - SOCAP Podcast

October 16, 2018 Homeless group leaves the streets to help people living in extreme poverty in Los Angeles - Univision

October 15, 2018 The CSH Story - SHNNY Blog

October 12, 2018 Elgin to address growing homeless population - Daily Herald

October 11, 2018 Elgin's homeless population estimated at 200, police chief says - Courier News/ Chicago Tribune

October 11, 2018 The Lift Up: A Reflection on NYC FUSE - SHNNY Blog

October 10, 2018 Pearl Jam reveals where revenue from much-hyped Home Shows is going - Real Change

October 6, 2018 40 Missoulians use big chunk of police, medical and homeless resources - The Missoulian

October 5, 2018 Nearly 100 Groups Will Share $10.8M Raised by Pearl Jam's Homelessness Initiative - KING5/ Fox News

October 4, 2018 Pearl Jam helps raise nearly $11 million to combat homelessness in King County - KGW8/ KING5/ Portland Tribune

October 1, 2018 Maynard Road Corp to partner with developers on rehab of Meriden buildings - Record Journal

September 27, 2018 California bill to speed housing to the homeless signed into law - The Mercury News

September 21, 2018 Supportive Housing Project Gives MSW Students First-Hand Experience - Azusa Pacific University

September 21, 2018 NJ Supportive Housing - ROI Business Journals

September 20, 2018 Single Adults in Homeless Shelters Are on the Rise - Politico

September 20, 2018 To be approved by City Council - Block Club Chicago

September 20, 2018 NJ Supportive Housing Initiative Gets $12M Boost - Cision News

September 16, 2018 People: New appointments and promotions - Crain's Detroit Business

September 12, 2018 City, county leaders plan to create more affordable housing - KGW8

September 10, 2018 City, County tout accomplishments of homelessness response - Portland Business Journal

September 10, 2018 Governor Brown’s four strategies to end homelessness in Oregon - State of Reform

September 7, 2018 One Cost Estimate to Solve Portland's Homelessness Problem - Willamette Week

September 2, 2018 The Bridge to build supportive housing in Claremont Village - Bronx Times

August 28, 2018 Government joins push for more decent housing - The Pantagraph

August 27, 2018 Stories of Resilience Help Change Attitudes About Homelessness - Pete Earley Blog

August 26, 2018 Austin Seeks $30M to Scales its Homelessness Solutions - Community Impact

August 24, 2018 Kaiser posts nearly $40B in revenue for H1, but net income drops 21% - Healthcare Dive

August 24, 2018 Volunteers of America Adds to Team - Affordable Housing Finance

August 24, 2018 Close Up: Karraine Moody - Hartford Courant

August 19, 2018 NJ & Hospital Association Partner on Supportive Housing Initiative - Open Minds

August 17, 2018 Coordinated Effort to End Homelessness Takes Luck Out of the Process - WTTW Chicago/ PBS

August 8, 2018 CSH Joins Federal Home Loan Bank of NY - Affordable Housing Finance Magazine/ Builder/ MultiFamily Executive/ Apartment Finance Today

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

May 4, 2018 Rachel Hurst Awarded the John Craven Memorial Award - Coronado Times

May 4, 2018 Daily Business Report - San Diego Metropolitan

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 -

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 5, 2018 We can turn the tide of youth homelessness in CA...because we have to - Medium/ Tipping Point

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 6, 2018 Stories From the Frontline: Ending Homelessness - Look to the Stars

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

National Implementation of Supportive Housing Initiative to Close the Gap on HIV-Related Inequities Outlined in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

10 sites across the country awarded grants to implement, adapt, and evaluate interventions addressing HIV and unstable housing in the U.S. for three priority populations. Program Contacts:Allyson Baughman PhD, MPHBoston Massah Massaquoi, MPHCorporation for Supportive Media Contact:Garrett LloydCorporation for Supportive For Immediate Release May 7, 2024 |…

$27.7 Million in New Markets Tax Credits Supports the Expansion of Healthcare and Social Services for Damien Center

Media Contacts:For Damien Center: Myranda Annakin. Porch Light PR, myranda@porchlightpr.comKyle Galle, Director of Marketing & Communications, For financial investors:Jesse Dean, CSH, For Immediate Release April 30, 2024 | New York, NY - Damien Center, Indiana’s largest HIV/AIDS service provider, successfully secured financing for its new healthcare and supportive…

CSH Announces New Board Directors and Board Officer Appointments

For Immediate Release  New York, NY | March 11, 2024 - CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing), the national nonprofit and Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) dedicated to advancing supportive housing, is pleased to announce two new directors to its 18-member voluntary board of directors and new board officer appointments.  The…

Lt. Gov. Crouch, IHCDA, CSH announce 2024 Supportive Housing Institute Teams

Indiana Supportive Housing Institute celebrates 16th year INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 30, 2024) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) have announced the four teams selected to participate in the 2024 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. The Supportive Housing Institute is a premier workshop experience…

Oregon Supportive Housing Institute unveils nine projects to develop tenant-centered, high-quality supportive housing

For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Delia Hernández, OHCS, Jesse Dean, CSH, SALEM, OR - Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced nine innovative projects that emerged from the fourth Oregon Supportive Housing Institute (SHI). A CSH initiative, the SHI is designed to…

Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) Funding Will Help Create More Than 360 Units of Housing for Adults Experiencing Homelessness Across Massachusetts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON, Mass. – Today, the Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing (MASH) announced nearly $15 million in funding for the expansion of permanent supportive housing for individuals experiencing homelessness across Massachusetts. The MASH Development and Capacity Building Grant Funds (“MASH Grant Funds”) will be awarded to 18 organizations…

Lt. Gov. Crouch, IHCDA, CSH announce Supportive Housing Teams

Indiana Supportive Housing Institute celebrates 15th year milestone INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 31, 2023) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) have announced the five teams selected to participate in the 2023 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. Each team is comprised of housing developers, service…

California Homeless Housing Needs Assessment Authors Respond to State Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Experts recognize that the Governor’s budget maintains the level of investment in addressing homelessness during a difficult budget year, and call on legislators to lay a foundation based on the state’s housing needs. Sharon Rapport, Director, California State Policy, Corporation for Supportive Housing, made the following statement…

Oregon Supportive Housing Institute Reveals Projects to Develop Tenant-Centered, High-Quality Supportive Housing

September 15, 2022 Media Contacts:  Delia Hernández, OHCS,  Jesse Dean, CSH, SALEM, OR - Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) and the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced nine innovative projects that emerged from the third Oregon Supportive Housing Institute (SHI). The SHI is designed to increase the…

2022 Indiana Supportive Housing Teams Announced

Indianapolis (Jan. 25, 2022) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and CSH have announced the eight teams that will be participating in the 2022 Indiana Supportive Housing Institute. These teams will each establish a plan to develop affordable housing with access to supportive services for…

Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of AB 816 will save lives and help tens of thousands of homeless Californians with chronic health conditions

SACRAMENTO – Californians experiencing homelessness and living with chronic health conditions, including severe mental illness, will soon have life-saving access to housing, thanks to today’s signature on AB 816 by Governor Gavin Newsom.The law, authored by Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco), prioritizes the state’s share of the National Housing Trust…

CSH awards loan for supportive housing building in Brooklyn, NY

$13.5 million loan is largest to date BROOKLYN, NY – Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) awarded a $13.5 million secured loan that will fund the acquisition and predevelopment costs for a 216-unit affordable housing community for young adults and families in Brooklyn at risk for or who have a history…

CSH Commends Historic Funding for Homelessness in
California 2021-22 State Budget

For Immediate Release, June 30, 2021 Los Angles, CA | The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) applauds the California State Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom for agreeing to substantial investments in the 2021-22 state budget to tackle the homeless crisis that impacts communities across California. The agreement reached Friday builds…

Bring California Home Coalition Issues Statement on Status of Assembly Bill 71

Today, the Bring California Home coalition, a diverse group of over 300 elected officials, leaders, and advocates from across California released the following statement about Assembly Bill 71: “We are disappointed by the news that AB 71 by Assemblywoman Luz Rivas is being held for this year.  Assemblywoman Rivas sought…

CSH Awarded $1.4M from CDFI Fund

 Infusion of Capital to Spur Affordable Housing in Economically Distressed Neighborhoods New York- The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded $1.4M to CSH in the latest round of funding announced last week. CSH will use this new infusion of capital to increase and…

CSH Awarded $50M in New Markets Tax Credits

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund announced an award of $50 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) to CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) as part of their 2019 round of allocations. “This year’s allocation comes at a crucial time as communities across the country work to revive…

DeAnna Minus-Vincent of RWJBarnabas Health Appointed to CSH’s National Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing), a national nonprofit, recently appointed DeAnna Minus-Vincent, Corporate Vice President, RWJBarnabas Health, to a three-year term. The newest addition to CSH’s Board of Directors represents the significant role hospitals play in addressing the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors and…

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Marks One-Year Anniversary: Public-Private Partnership Exceeds Initial $500 Million Goal to Preserve, Produce, and Protect Affordable Housing

Awards First “Challenge Grants” to Seven Bay Area Cities & Counties Leading Innovative Housing Efforts and $30 Million in Loans to Developers Producing and Preserving Affordable Homes REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA,  11:30am, February 4, 2020 -- Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders marked the first…

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 Robert Friant, CSH 212-986-2966, x245 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 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 Amy McCaig 713-348-6777 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;; 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 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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