Affordable Housing, Announcements, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
February 07, 2012
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity passed the discussion draft of the the Affordable Housing and Self-Sufficiency Improvement Act (AHSSIA) on...
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
February 06, 2012
A joint study conducted by various universities and state agencies exposed the large costs to Connecticut caused by the incarceration of those suffering from mental illnesses. The report found that...
Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
February 01, 2012
A study over the course of three years from 2007-2009 showed that supportive housing has a positive correlation with the educational stability and overall well-being of children. The Minn-LINK...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 01, 2012
The Connecticut Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) has changed the application and funding round schedules for the Housing Tax Credit Contribution (HTCC) program and the Low-Income Housing Tax...
Announcements, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 31, 2012
Reaching Home kicked off a new phase of its work with a meeting on January 30, 2012, of the newly expanded Steering Committee and discussion of Opening Doors-CT, a framework for ending homelessness...
Announcements, Homelessness
January 30, 2012
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
A U.S Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, seeking to assess the feasibility of eliminating veteran homelessness by 2015, finds a disturbing rise in homelessness among female veterans....
Announcements, Homelessness
January 25, 2012
Housing and shelter requests topped the calls to the United Way’s 2-1-1 Infoline in 2011. Of the over 391,500 calls received by 2-1-1 in 2011, the number of requests related to housing jumped...
Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 23, 2012
National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)
A new report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) shows a nationwide 1% decrease in homelessness, although NAEH notes that this is not indicative of a permanent trend. The NAEH...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
January 18, 2012
HUD has published the FY12 funding allocations for its Community Planning and Development (CPD) formula programs, with significant funding cuts for localities for most programs. HUD’s CPD...
Affordable Housing, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 17, 2012
  The U.S Conference of Mayors issued its annual report on homelessness and hunger in December 2011. The report focuses on the results of a surveyed issued to 29 cities. The main findings...

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