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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
January 15, 2014
Earlier this month, former Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) was sworn in as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two government-sponsored enterprises that...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
December 04, 2013
The Brookings Institution
Brookings has released an interactive new map that shows average property tax per county across the country. The map shows averages for property tax rates and home values as well as property tax as a...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness
November 27, 2013
A bill that would reduce barriers to education for youth who are homeless or in their respective state’s foster care system has been introduced by Democratic Senators Patty Murray, of...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
November 27, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the FY2013-FY2014 Continuum of Care Program Competition. Applicants for this NOFA must...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
November 22, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
A new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development says that for the third straight year, the number of homeless people in the U.S. has declined. The 2013 Annual Homeless Assistant...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
November 19, 2013
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Transportation have just released a useful new tool to help households, policymakers, developers and researchers find out the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
November 19, 2013
Jude Carroll is the Community Development Specialist at the Connecticut Housing Coalition.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
October 11, 2013
Connecticut Office of Policy and Management
The Federal government shutdown is impacting the ability of state agencies to operate. Click here for a list of Connecticut’s state agencies and the impacts to them as a result of the federal...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
October 09, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the FY2014 Final Fair Market Rents (FMR). Nationwide 61% of FMR areas will see an average $27 increase in two-bedroom FMRs from 2013....
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 09, 2013
As a result of the government shutdown – now in its third week -- the Department of Housing and Urban Development has furloughed 96% of its employees with less than 310 employees devoted to...
 

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