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Elements of a Successful Partnership

With generous support from the MacArthur Foundation, CLPHA developed an in-depth report on regional housing-education collaborations taking place at housing authorities across the Pacific-Northwest.

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National Snapshot of PHA-Health Partnerships

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) provides new data about public housing authorities’ partnerships with the health sector and offers recommendations to encourage collaboration between these affordable housing providers and their health system partners.

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News Article
Community:
Dec 1, 2018
When schools started back up this fall, many across the country witnessed something that’s become as common on the first day as new backpacks and freshly sharpened pencils: another surge of homeless and housing-insecure schoolchildren.

Authored by: Mattie Quinn for Governing
Topics: East Coast, Education, Homelessness, Housing, Pacific Northwest, Partnerships, Transportation, Youth
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Dec 18, 2018
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News Article
Community:
Oct 16, 2018
Some community colleges have found innovative partnerships with their public housing authorities may help combat student homelessness.

Authored by: Ashley A. Smith for Inside Higher Ed
Topics: Asset building, CLPHA, Education, Homelessness, Housing, Low-income, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, Partnerships, Post-secondary, Stability, Workforce development
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Oct 24, 2018
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Case study
Community:
Jun 25, 2018
The King County Housing Authority (KCHA), in partnership with the Highline School District and the nonprofit social service organization Neighborhood House, launched the Student and Family Stability Initiative (SFSI) pilot program in 2013 to provide housing and employment supports to homeless and unstably housed families with children enrolled in Highline elementary schools. In 2016, KCHA contracted with the Urban Institute (Urban) to conduct a process and outcome evaluation of the program’s first three pilot years. This evaluation documents how SFSI works, who it serves, and how well it helps participants achieve housing stability. This report synthesizes findings from data collection conducted over approximately 10 months that included document review, interviews with SFSI stakeholders, and analysis of program and other relevant KCHA administrative data.

Authored by: Martha M. Galvez, Amanda Gold, and Sara McTarnaghan
Topics: Attendance, Dual-generation, Education, Family engagement, Housing, Low-income, Pacific Northwest, Partnerships, Place-based, Research, Stability, Workforce development, Youth
Shared by Mica O'Brien on Sep 18, 2018

Evaluation of the Student and Family Stability Initiative

Case study
Jun 25, 2018
Martha M. Galvez, Amanda Gold, and Sara McTarnaghan
The King County Housing Authority (KCHA), in partnership with the Highline School District and the nonprofit social service organization Neighborhood House, launched the Student and Family Stability Initiative (SFSI) pilot program in 2013 to provide housing and employment supports to homeless and un
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Community:
Sep 7, 2017
In Tacoma, Washington, and other U.S. cities, housing departments are collaborating with school districts to give low-income and homeless students a leg up.

Authored by: Mimi Kirk for CITY LAB
Topics: CLPHA, Education, Housing, Pacific Northwest, Partnerships, Place-based, Stability
Shared by Abra Lyons-Warren on Sep 7, 2017
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Community:
Jul 19, 2017

Authored by: CLPHA
Topics: CLPHA, Data sharing, Education, Housing, Low-income, Pacific Northwest, Partnerships, West Coast
Shared by CLPHA Admin on Jul 19, 2017

VIDEO: Making Data Sharing Agreements Work (CLPHA's 2017 Affordable Housing & Education Summit)

Recorded at CLPHA's 2017 Affordable Housing & Education Summit on July 12, 2017.

Increasingly, a wide range of entities—housers, educators, cities—are using data sharing to increase effectiveness across systems. Yet, many systems still do not want to engage in dating sharing or have encountered resistance. This roundtable not only discusses how partners made data sharing possible, but also looks to the future: how the process has gone since initial implementation, what partners have learned from their data sharing efforts, and next steps for the work.

Video
Jul 19, 2017
CLPHA