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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 17, 2011
A new assessment of the near-term housing market predicts home ownership could drop below 60% nationally by 2020 and, combined with demographic trends and such economic forces as higher heating and...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 17, 2011
A new report released last week by the Brookings Institution presents a dire picture of the significant transportation challenges facing low-income workers and job applicants but also raises the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 17, 2011
While news stories in the last week saw experts trying to explain an increase in vacant Connecticut housing units and new Census data showing that Connecticut produced anywhere from 102,000 to 72,...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness
May 17, 2011
Senators Carl Levin (D-MI), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Daniel Akaka (D-HI) are the newest cosponsors of S. 489, "The Preserving Homes and Communities Act of 2011," which would provide $1...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
May 17, 2011
The U.S. House of Representatives took another step toward extracting deep funding cuts from domestic discretionary programs when the House Appropriations Committee released its draft 302b...
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
May 17, 2011
The Commercial Record, published by The Warren Group, reported this week that housing prices across the state are expected by the Case-Shiller index to ball through 2011 except in the New Haven-...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 03, 2011
Connecticut rental costs are up 55% statewide since 2000 and the housing wage – what a renter must earn per hour to afford a typical 2BR apartment - is up to $23.37 statewide or $48,600 a...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
April 26, 2011
Speaking about the need to align housing, transportation and environmental policy in order to be competitive in the global environment, noted developer Jonathan Rose addressed a full room at the...
Affordable Housing, State News, Supportive Housing
April 22, 2011
The budget compromise agreed to by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democratic legislative leadership - approved Thursday by the Appropriations and Finance Committees  - offers extensive new...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
April 19, 2011
Poignantly underscoring the commitment of veterans to the security of the United States, Asst. Veterans Affairs Secretary L. Tammy Duckworth told a capacity crowd at the Lyceum Monday that...
 

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