Margaret Kilman is with the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) covering the Southwest region, and is grounded by ten years professional experience developing and implementing homelessness and housing programs. Before joining CSH, she served as Senior Policy Advisor and Program Administrator for Maricopa County’s homelessness programs. Ms. Kilman most recently led efforts to develop housing and support services for justice engaged frequent utilizers. Margaret has also developed and implemented housing programs, performance contracts, and policies for the state, county, and local non-profits. Margaret coordinated municipal partners to develop regional programs, and created collaborative partnerships to address homelessness. With the county, she directed a reinvestment plan to shift from crisis and shelter investment, to housing focused long-term solutions; responding to a regional increase in people who are unsheltered.
Ms. Kilman has comprehensive knowledge of federal homeless assistance programs, including ESG, CDBG, and HOME. Margaret is committed to using data to drive performance improvement, inform decisions and planning efforts. She has worked closely with regional systems of care; including the Regional Behavioral Health Authority, workforce development, community action programs, and city leaders to leverage and align resources while remaining accountable and measuring progress.