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Affordable Housing, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
July 01, 2011
United Way of Connecticut
In 2010, just over five percent of the requests for service to 2-1-1 were classified as an unmet need, an increase from four percent in 2009.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets
July 01, 2011
MIT looked at 7 mixed-income rental housing developments in Massachusetts and found no significant differences between home values close to affordable developments and those in other parts of town.
Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 30, 2011
A "gap-based" formula for distributing unrestricted municipal aid to cities and towns in a new working paper entitled "Municipal Aid Evaluation and Reform."
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
June 29, 2011
HUD
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan has encouraged the nation's Public Housing Authorities to be flexible in allowing ex-offenders to rejoin their families in public housing developments
Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 29, 2011
A guide to framing the story of homelessness with numbers, a Massachusetts based shelter vs. supportive housing cost-benefit analysis, homelessness data sources...
Fact Sheets, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
June 29, 2011
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) has produced a set of factsheets detailing Point-in-Time (PIT) Count data collected from individual communities across Connecticut.
Announcements, Homelessness
June 29, 2011
For two months, Hartford Courant staff shadowed Beat of the Street (BOTS) newspaper staff, capturing photos and videos of the newspaper creation process.
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 29, 2011
Progress was reported at a webinar held by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) on June 22 to recognize the first year anniversary of Opening Doors.
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 29, 2011
VA
More than 5,000 beds will be added to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) housing capacity for homeless veterans, the VA announced on June 8, bringing the total number of beds to over 20,000.
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 29, 2011
U.S. Dept. of Labor
$5 million in grant funding for workforce investment boards and organizations is available to provide employment services for veterans experiencing homelessness.
 

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