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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
December 13, 2016
Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)
Preliminary results from a Harvard Joint Center Housing Studies (JCHS) report found that traditional demographic predictors of homeownership (age, race/ethnicity, family type, etc.) contributed...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
December 07, 2016
Enterprise and Frame Works Institute
Messaging is critical to sharing information and increasing public support around a particular policy initiative. In examining the effectiveness of messaging as it relates to policies that impact...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 02, 2016
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Zoning regulations shape a municipality. A town’s zoning can determine the community’s economic development and quality of life: how much space will be devoted to shopping, single-family...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
December 01, 2016
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Karl Kilduff, Executive Director, CT Housing Finance Authority
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, State News
November 30, 2016
United States Federal Register
On November 16th, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published its final rule providing for the use of Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs), on the basis of U.S. Postal ZIP...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
November 30, 2016
National Association of Realtors and Federal Housing Administration
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released an actuarial report demonstrating an improving Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF), suggesting an increasingly stabilized housing market. The MMIF...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
November 30, 2016
AARP
The 2016 AARP Connecticut Survey found that the overwhelming majority of those voting adults surveyed, including millennials, did not want to move out of the state in the next several years. Only 18...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
November 30, 2016
Enterprise Community Partners
In October, Enterprise Community Partners published “You Don’t Have to Live Here”: Why Housing Messages Are Backfiring and 10 Things We Can Do About It. The report identifies common...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News
November 30, 2016
Whitehouse.gov
President Obama signed an Executive Order on November 16, 2016 establishing a Council for Community Solutions, focusing on place as a strong element determining opportunity and well-being. The...
Affordable Housing, State News
November 30, 2016
Connecticut REALTORS
Comparing October of 2015 with October of 2016, Connecticut REALTORS report that the single-family home and condominium sales prices have increased. The median sales price of single-family homes has...
 

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