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Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News, Supportive Housing
December 14, 2011
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness
HUD released the 2011 Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness on Dec. 13, indicating a decline in homeless veterans. Connecticut data shows a more mixed picture, according to data from CCEH.
Affordable Housing, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
December 14, 2011
The 7th Annual Project Homeless Connect event offered assistance to those experiencing homelessness, helping people fill out housing applications, providing medical referrals and a host of services.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
December 14, 2011
The connections between access to quality affordable housing and better health outcomes is the focus of two recent articles, one from HUD & HHS and the other from the Center for Housing Policy.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
December 13, 2011
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HHS has completed a study of 14 communities with programs that link housing and human services to identify promising practices that were effective in dealing with family homelessness.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
December 13, 2011
The National Center on Family Homelessness
A new report shows homelessness for children rising by 38% from 2007 to 2010. The report includes state rankings - CT ranks 30th for child well-being, but 14th for state policy and planning efforts.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
December 12, 2011
National Center for Children in Poverty
Rent burden is a pressing housing problem for an overwhelming portion of low-income families with children, leading to other negative impacts, according to a recent report.
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
December 12, 2011
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity approved the Homes for Heroes Act on December 8.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
December 12, 2011
DECD announced over $17 million in funding for brownfield-related activities for uses as broad as: commercial and industrial; affordable and workforce housing; and mixed-use development.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets, Homelessness
December 08, 2011
Although median income in Connecticut is high at $66,441, housing prices in the state have grown substantially since 2000.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets
December 08, 2011
Housing construction and rehabilitation has been shown to have a substantial positive impact on the state’s economy, including the ability to help the state generate new revenues.
 

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