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Pipeline Expansion

Pipeline Expansion

This line of work will right-size the supportive housing mix throughout Chicago's Homeless Response System to meet the need. Activities include unit projections, financial modeling, and expanding Permanent Supportive Housing, Rapid Rehousing, and prevention resources.

Contact Betsy Benito or Karen Kowal with questions about this line of work.

Action Plans

November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018


Pipeline Expansion Working Group
This working group will advance housing and service creation strategies to meet the needs of the Chicago CoC as informed through data. Committee members will affirm the scale and range of units and services, review and validate financial implications, take actions to secure development partnerships, financing commitments, policy changes and coordination strategies to achieve the pipeline goals. This working group will have dynamic interactions with other Action Agenda groups to achieve its goals. 
Expertise needed: Group members should have or develop a working knowledge of supportive housing, rapid re-housing, and prevention programs, connection and/or oversight of affordable/supportive housing development activities with particular connection to community-based programs, represent service systems that have significant housing needs, and housing policies or systems. 
Meeting details: This group will meet monthly in 2019. Please email or call Betsy Benito at or 312.332.6690 ext. 2814 for more information.