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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
September 10, 2014
National Low Income Housing Coalition
The National Low Income Housing Coalition has updated its State Housing Profiles. The profiles were updated to include new data on the housing needs of Deeply Low Income (DLI) renters (those whose...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
August 29, 2014
Urban Institute
The aggregate value of U.S. homes continues to rise – along with prices – while mortgage debt has declined every year since 2007, according to the Urban Institute’s “Housing...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
August 26, 2014
U.S. Census Bureau
Median net worth for the wealthiest 40% of American households increased between 2000 and 2011, while the net worth for the bottom 60% decreased, according to new statistics released last week by the...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
August 25, 2014
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
The number of suburban Connecticut families living below the Federal Poverty Line (FPL) has been increasing, but there are many families that earn above the FPL and still struggle to cover the high...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
August 13, 2014
U.S Department of Veteran Affairs
On Monday, August 11, the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that approximately $300 million in grants will be awarded through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
August 13, 2014
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released a notice on how to prioritize those who are chronically homeless and other vulnerable homeless populations for permanent...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
July 30, 2014
Annie E. Casey Foundation
The 25th edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Book, which shows trends in child well-being, was released recently, and the news is mixed. The book includes 16 indicators of...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
July 30, 2014
The probability of the U.S. Congress passing a FY15 Transportation-HUD (THUD) appropriations bill -- or any other appropriations bills before the start of the fiscal year on October 1 -- is unlikely.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
July 16, 2014
The U.S Senate on July 9 confirmed the Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julian Castro at the new head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He was confirmed by a vote of 71-26....
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
July 11, 2014
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is looking for feedback for possible amendments to Opening Doors: the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. The last...
 

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