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It was a revolutionary idea: give the men and women on our streets a home and surround them with the care they need. CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) was founded on this idea, which would become the solution to homelessness for people most in need Julie Sandorf was approached by two Franciscan priests who were successfully saving their mentally ill parishioners from homelessness. She saw first hand with a safe place to live and psychiatrists and social workers on site, their tenants stayed housed and healthy. With support from the Pew Charitable Trusts, she found hundreds of similar stories around U.S.: troubled people who had bounced between shelters, hospitals, jails and the streets were suddenly living productive lives thanks to this combination of quality housing and support services... In 1991, Julie founded the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) with funding from three of the nation's leading philanthropies-the Pew Charitable Trusts, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,..