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Jul

Medicaid Crosswalk

The Corporation for Supportive Housing conducted a crosswalk of Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program that looked at current services and highlighted areas to strengthen the program. Conducting interviews with service providers showed that people could stay in housing and stay healthy if Medicaid made a cost-effective commitment to supportive housing services. Executive Summary of Crosswalk Medicaid Crosswalk

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Jul

Advocates call on state to strengthen supportive housing

By: Radio Pennsylvania Published: July 23, 2016 (Harrisburg) — A report released this week calls on Pennsylvania to make changes to its Medicaid plan that could help the state fight its addiction crisis. Advocates with the Housing as Health Campaign say there is a large body of evidence showing a combination of housing with services…

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Jul

Webinar Recording: Win – Win: Property Managers Meet Homelessness – BEST of HWR 2015

Webinar: July 22, 2016 Learn about an innovative method to end homelessness.  Hear how HUD has partnered with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), the Veterans Administration (VA) the Continuums of Care (CoCs) and nonprofits to work with owners and management companies to accept referrals of qualified homeless applicants who come with a package of…

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27Jul

Endorsement of the HR 550 Recommendations on Permanently Reducing and Eliminating Homelessness

The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, in partnership with the Homeless Action Network (HAPPN) and statewide community partners, is proud to have served an instrumental role on the HR550 Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee. We wholeheartedly concur with the recommendations laid out in the plan and intend to work diligently with the Pennsylvania legislature and…

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Jul

Job Opening: NEWHAB Network Managing Director, NEWHAB, flexible location

NEWHAB, the Network for Energy, Water and Health in Affordable Buildings is a national network leveraging the relationships between individuals, sectors and policies. It focuses on complex problems, and connects multiple sectors including energy, housing, water, health, and social justice. NEWHAB has over 100 individual members and over 200 allies in its network working towards…

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Jul

Tiny houses a growing trend

By: The Press Enterprise Published: July 23, 2016 UNITYVILLE — Father-and-son building partners have formed their own company, trying to latch on to the national trend of tiny houses. Local builders Nick and Aaron Troisi recently completed their first tiny house as part of the launch of The Unknown Craftsmen. “Tiny houses are right up…

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