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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
December 07, 2011
Higher housing costs drive more prolonged use of housing vouchers and the large majority of housing voucher recipients work, are elderly, or have disabilities, according to a new study from the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 07, 2011
Activists and housing advocates have teamed up at nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests in several places to bring discussion and action around income inequality, local housing issues and...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 07, 2011
Putting sustainability into practice was the focus of discussion at this year’s New England Smart Growth Forum organized by the Lincoln Institute on Land Policy.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
November 30, 2011
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has announced changes to the application and funding round schedules for both the Housing Tax Credit Contribution (HTCC) and Low-Income Housing Tax...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
November 29, 2011
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
November 28, 2011
Several important housing and homelessness programs will receive significantly less funding this year, as will HUD overall, due to a bill containing the HUD spending levels passed by the Congress...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
November 28, 2011
Proactive planning and integrated efforts are bringing more federal money to Connecticut, seen in the two federal Sustainable Communities Grants awarded to Stamford and Mansfield on November 21...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
November 28, 2011
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) and the State Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announced on November 18 the release of their 2012 CHFA-DECD Consolidated...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
November 17, 2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) faces deep cuts in the Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) HUD budget that is expected to pass the House and Senate this week. In the Conference...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
November 15, 2011
The number of extreme-poverty neighborhoods, where at least 40 percent of individuals live below the poverty line, has risen nationally by nearly one third over the last decade, with numbers rising...
 

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