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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
April 17, 2013
On April 10, 2013 President Obama released his FY14 budget request to Congress.  While many affordable housing programs administered by HUD and USDA did see cuts, some programs saw increases in...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News
April 15, 2013
The 2nd U.S Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Westchester County Executive was “in violation of the duty to promote source of income legislation under a consent decree.”  The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
March 20, 2013
Bipartisan Policy Center
A new report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) charts a potential path forward for the nation’s housing policy, focusing on America’s challenges in the single-family and...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News, Supportive Housing
March 05, 2013
State of CT Office of Fiscal Analysis
On March 1, 2013, the Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA) released the estimated impact Connecticut will feel from the sequester. Statewide, Connecticut could see a $58.7 million reduction in federal...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 27, 2013
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has estimated that cuts in federal funding due to take effect if the March 1, 2013 sequestration happens will result in a funding reduction of about 5% for...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Supportive Housing
February 26, 2013
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Section 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) demonstration funds to 13 states. Almost $98 million was awarded to benefit 3,530...
Federal News, Homelessness
February 21, 2013
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released USICH Framework to End Youth Homelessness: A Resource Text for Dialogue and Action. USICH created this framework to serve as a...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 20, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule on the Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects Standard. The new rule creates a national...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 01, 2013
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities recently held a webinar to discuss the impacts the federal budget will have on low income housing and community development programs. As expected the...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 30, 2013
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Center is accepting applications from Continuums of...
 

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