Posts Tagged ‘Meet the Continuum of Housing’

The Housing For All Campaign is coming to Ward 5 on December 5!

November 16, 2012 • No Comments »

Join the Housing For All Campaign, Open Arms Housing, Manna Inc, and others from across Ward 5 for a town hall meeting focusing on the housing needs and opportunities in Ward 5 and across the District. Ward 5 needs affordable housing that encourages first-time home ownership, allows tenants to purchase their buildings, and supports District residents […]

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Housing For All Campaign Orientation

July 12, 2012 • No Comments »

Join us to learn more about the Housing For All Campaign, and how you can get involved! Wednesday, July 18 6:30 – 8:30 PM  CNHED Office 1432 U Street NW (Behind City First Bank) The Housing For All Campaign is made up of hundreds of people who believe all District residents deserve housing they can […]

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Meet the Local Rent Supplement Program

February 28, 2012 • 1 Comment »

The Local Rent Supplement Program was created in 2007 help address the need for affordable rental housing for very low income families who are currently on the Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list. The program is funded locally by the DC government, through the DC Housing Authority,  and is modeled on the federal Housing Choice […]

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Permanent Supportive Housing: A Cost-Effective Alternative in the District of Columbia

November 28, 2011 • No Comments »

In our last “Meet the Continuum of Housing” report on Supportive Housing, we are posting a report issued by the CNHED Supportive Housing Working Group, Fall/Winter 2011. You can see the full report (with graphs!) here. Permanent supportive housing (also permanent supported housing or PSH) is a successful, cost-effective combination of affordable housing with services that […]

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Recommendation for Inclusion of Permanent Supportive Housing in all Publicly Supported Large Scale Development Projects

November 21, 2011 • No Comments »

Issued by the Supportive Housing Working Group, Fall/Winter 2011 Permanent supportive housing (PSH) is a successful, cost-effective combination of affordable housing with services that helps people live more stable, productive lives.  PSH is a proven, efficient way to address homelessness by helping people who face the most complex challenges, such as mental illness, chemical dependency, […]

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Transitional Housing

October 11, 2011 • No Comments »

Today to introduce transitional housing, I’m going to let some programs speak for themselves. Please take a minute to see the important work they do, and hear from the people impacted. From District Alliance for Safe Housing: From Community Family Life Services

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Meet Supportive Housing

October 3, 2011 • 1 Comment »

Supportive housing meets the needs of the lowest income range of the Continuum of Housing. Supportive housing provides housing or shelter for people who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness, as well as for those who have special needs such as persons who are HIV positive, have a physical or mental disability, or […]

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Meet the Continuum of Housing

September 26, 2011 • No Comments »

We developed Housing for All as a blog to support the Continuum of Housing campaign at CNHED. But what do we mean by “continuum” and what does it include? Over the next few months we will have weekly posts exploring these questions. We talk about an affordable “continuum of housing” because it refers to a range […]

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