State Housing Trust Funds and Supportive Housing

The Corporation for Supportive Housing is pleased to bring to you a series of roundtable conversations every other month featuring timely topics discussed by experienced leaders in our field. These national audio conferences are open to all individuals and groups interested in understanding the issues and sharing your knowledge of developing and operating supportive housing. Topics will be presented followed by a question and answer period during each session.

Registration Information
To participate via conference call, please click this link to register. To register by phone, call 1-800-403-3303 x201, ask for Wendy Simmer. The rate for the call is $.29/minute plus a $6.00 registration fee or approximately $35.00 for the 90-minute call. Need Customer Support? Contact 1-800-974-2166

To participate via FREE webcast, please click this link to register.

Wednesday February 14, 2007: State Housing Trust Funds and Supportive Housing.
Time: 3-4pm ET
This call will provide participants with an understanding of Housing Trust Funds as an important strategy for providing financing for supportive housing, and will profile examples of Trust Funds which emphasize supportive housing and/or housing for persons with special needs, including homeless persons. This call will also provide a more in-depth look at New Jersey’s Special Needs Housing Trust Fund, and will identify additional resources where participants can learn more, including resources from the Center for Community Change’s Housing Trust Fund Project.

Presenters on this call will include:
Mary Brooks, Housing Trust Fund Director, Center for Community Change; Pamela McCrory, Director, Supportive Housing and Special Needs, New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency; and Deborah De Santis, President and CEO, Corporation for Supportive Housing

Materials:
Participants are encouraged to review the following materials prior to the Hot Topics audio-conference:

Resources at the Center for Community Change’s Housing Trust Fund Project’s website.

New Jersey’s Special Needs Housing Trust Fund Act and the Trust Fund’s Guidelines and Financing Policy, follow links for Developers and then Special Needs.

Links to these materials are available at CSH’s website at  and additional materials may be posted at that location.

Please join us for this important discussion! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact CSH.