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Announcements, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News
May 23, 2017
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness
The Connecticut 2017 Point-in-time (CT PIT) reaffirms that efforts to prevent and end homelessness are working.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Supportive Housing
May 18, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
In an Op-Ed, Alicia Woodsby – Executive Director of Partnership for Strong Communities – warns of the threat to Connecticut’s housing programs posed by federal and state fiscal turmoil.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 17, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Carline Charmelus, Policy Analyst with Partnership for Strong Communities, blogs about why listening to the voices of people with lived experience is a critical component to ending homelessness.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
Federal Housing Finance Authority
FHFA has released a request for input on the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae proposed Underserved Market Plans under the Duty to Serve program. FHFA is accepting public comment until July 10, 2017.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
AARP
AARP factsheet provides basic overview of LIHTC, as well as policy recommendations in support of the creation of affordable housing, particularly for older adults looking to downsize or age in place.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
Harvard Professor Matthew Desmond dives into disproportionate tax benefits to homeowners, largely in part due to the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID).
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
May 17, 2017
Urban Institute
The Urban Institute published an interactive map illustrating the percentage of Extremely Low Income (ELI) renter households for county's across the U.S.
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
May 10, 2017
National Low Income Housing Coalition
Congress continues to support housing and homelessness programs in its final fiscal year 2017 spending package.
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
May 10, 2017
American Enterprise Institute
American Enterprise Institute’s new report discusses how the current housing voucher program can be restructured to serve as the platform for opportunity for low-income individuals.
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 10, 2017
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
The U.S. Interagency Council on Homeless updated Supportive Housing Opportunities Planner (SHOP) Tool includes 2016 Point-in-Time and Housing Inventory Count Data.
 

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