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5th Annual Housing Is Summit on May 16-17

On May 16-17, over 300 practitioners, policymakers, executives, and researchers gathered in Washington, D.C., for CLPHA’s fifth annual Housing Is Summit, an event highlighting collaboration among the housing, education, and health sectors.

View Summit session summaries and video recordings
 

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.

Read the Multimedia Report
 

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.

Read the Report
 

Housing Is Summit 2019: Keynote Recap

Day Two of this year's Housing Is Summit began with an electrifying keynote by Dr. Camara Jones, a renowned epidemiologist and public health leader, who talked about the role of "social determinants of inequity" as they relate to health disparities and disparities in other key outcomes. 

View summary and video recording of Dr. Jones' keynote.
 
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Moving to Work (MTW)

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration. The MTW demonstration has given qualifying public housing agencies the opportunity to design and test innovative, locally-designed strategies to improve efficiency, help residents find employment and become self-sufficient, and increase housing choices for low-income families.

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Midwest

Welcome to the Midwest Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.

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Metrics

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in metrics. Metrics are useful in setting baselines and measuring progress over time, and are critical to evaluate the effectiveness of a plan for change. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that affordable housing is influenced by a variety of systems, and that it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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Literacy & Grade-Level Proficiency

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in literacy and grade-level proficiency. Persistent educational disparities among low-income children hinder their abilities to achieve economic success in adulthood. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that affordable housing is influenced by a variety of systems, and that it is only through cross- sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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Legislation & Policy

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in housing, education, and health-related legislation and policy. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that affordable housing is influenced by a variety of systems, and that it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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Homelessness

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in issues related to homelessness. Unstable housing can lead to a multitude of deleterious effects for adults and children like school churning and toxic stressors, which have life-long implications. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that these systems are all interconnected, and it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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Healthy Homes

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in building upon HUD’s Healthy Homes Program, as well as the idea of a holistically healthy home in general. The Healthy Homes Program addresses multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home by assessing and abating housing-related health and safety hazards. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that housing, health, and environmental systems are interconnected, and it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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Fostering Partnerships

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in fostering partnerships with key stakeholders in their communities. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that affordable housing is influenced by a variety of systems, and that it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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Family Engagement

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in family engagement. Developing strong relationships with families who receive housing assistance is critical to achieve shared goals. Family engagement can be an effective strategy to communicate important information and learn from families to better address their needs. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that these systems are all interconnected, and it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives.

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East Coast

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in the challenges and solutions related to aligning systems on the US East Coast. The Housing Is initiative stands on the notion that it is only through cross-sector collaboration that we will build the partnerships that will help improve lives. Use the features in this community to discuss programs and policies, post research and reports, publicize events, share case studies and best practices, seek input and feedback from fellow members, and connect with others working in states along the East Coast.

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Early Childhood

This community is a space for Housing Is members interested in early childhood. Evidence suggests that the quality and stability of housing for young children have significant impacts on their physical, social-emotional, and mental development. A focus on early childhood programs and policies can have lasting impacts on children’s success later in life, including educational and health outcomes.

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Dual-Generation Initiatives

Welcome to the Dual-Generation Intitiatives Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community. 

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Preventative Care

Welcome to the Preventative Care Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.

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Data Sharing

Welcome to the Data Sharing Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.

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Criminal Justice

Welcome to the Criminal Justice Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.

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CLPHA Education Working Group

Welcome to the CLPHA Education Working Group Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.

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Child Welfare

Welcome to the Child Welfare Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.

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Broadband / Connectivity

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Attendance

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Asthma

Welcome to the Asthma Community! Collaborate with other group members by posting questions and ideas to the forum. Engage with members by sharing and commenting on resources like articles and reports in the feed. Explore below to learn more about this community.