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Affordable Housing, Community Development
October 04, 2011
Smart Growth America is now accepting applications for free technical assistance for communities interested in smart growth strategies, a program made possible by a five-year grant from the U.S....
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 04, 2011
Intervene early. Tap existing experience. Weigh funding strategies carefully. Collect and analyze results. This is advice given to states by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) in a new...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
September 28, 2011
The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) budget that would cut funding levels for several programs, and flat-fund or increase levels for a...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
September 28, 2011
More than half of American renters pay more than one third or more of their income towards rent, and more than one quarter spend half or more, according to new data from the 2010 American Community...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
September 28, 2011
The State Bond Commission voted September 23 to allocate $3 million for construction of new elderly housing at Oxford Village in Manchester. The project will create 44 new units of elderly housing...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
September 21, 2011
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
September 21, 2011
46.2 million Americans lived in poverty in 2010, up from 43.6 million in 2009, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. This is the fourth consecutive annual increase in the poverty...
Affordable Housing, Affordable Housing, HomeConnecticut, Strong Communities, Community Development
September 20, 2011
Elizabeth Burke's parents came from Georgia to Hartford on their honeymoon and never left. They created a home and a connection to the city and as an adult, Elizabeth always wanted to return...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 15, 2011
Brookings Institution
7.5 million people in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas don’t have access private vehicles, but more than 90 percent live in neighborhoods where public transit is available,...
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
September 15, 2011
Access to affordable housing is a top challenge facing low- and moderate-income communities in New England, according to a new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
 

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