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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
October 29, 2013
The Economic Roundtable
A new study by the Economic Roundtable found that by targeting the 10% of chronically homeless patients with the highest public and hospital costs (the 10th decile) with permanent supportive housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 22, 2013
David Fink is the policy director for the Partnership for Strong Communities.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 16, 2013
Brookings Institution
A new report by the Brookings Institution points out the downsides to having several independent agencies administering housing vouchers in a single market area. Housing choice vouchers have been...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 15, 2013
When I worked as a sexual assault victim advocate, I was often struck by how many survivors lacked access to safe and affordable housing, and how this deficiency directly impacted them when dealing...
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, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 09, 2013
Urban Institute
From 2007 to 2010 the percentage of children who were in a household with an unemployed parent increased from 9% to 16%, the percentage of child poverty increased from 18% to 22% and the percentage...
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...
Community Development, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
October 02, 2013
The Corporation for Supportive Housing received $1.15 million from the Corporation for National and Community Service for its Social Innovation Fund Initiative. SIF is at the forefront of testing new...
Announcements, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 02, 2013
National Alliance to End Homelessness
Steve Berg, vice president for programs and policy at the National Alliance to End Homelessness, writes in an NAEH blog about how the government shutdown -- which began at midnight Monday -- will...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 25, 2013
Connecticut Voices for Children
The impact of the Great Recession continues to be felt by many of Connecticut’s families, with a startling 119,000 of the state’s children under 18 living under the federal poverty line...
 

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