Community Development

Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
May 17, 2012
The 2012 IForums series, organized by the Partnership for Strong Communities, concludes with its sixth event on Friday, June 15.  Developing Connecticut’s Transit Future: Strategic...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
May 16, 2012
Government Accountability Office
A report by the Government Accountability Office found overlap in homelessness programs across multiple federal agencies. The report, Fragmentation and Overlap in Programs Highlight the Need to...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
May 16, 2012
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) has four new regional homeless coordinators: Michael DeVos, Matthew Doherty, Beverley Ebersold, and Amy Sawyer. Michael DeVos will cover...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, State News
May 16, 2012
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded more than $41 million to 99 organizations throughout the United States to aid individuals who have suffered from housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
May 15, 2012
Case Studies in Conflict: Who Decides Where, When and How We Create Housing? With a crowd of over 100, the fifth IForum of 2012 explored issues of ethics, NIMBYism and planning approaches to address...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
May 10, 2012
Aiming to address Connecticut’s many affordable housing needs, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly have produced state budget and bonding bills that will provide huge assistance for...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
May 09, 2012
In a move to facilitate place-based decision-making, enhance community participation and provide greater transparency regarding where federal investments are made, the U.S Department of Housing and...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 08, 2012
The National Fair Housing Alliance recently released its 2012 Fair Housing Trends Report. The report shows that 44% of the 2011 complaint filings were due to discrimination against people with...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
May 04, 2012
First Focus and the Brookings Institution
In CT, 51,000 children (6% of the children in CT) have been affected by foreclosures of owner-occupied homes.  This is according to a recent brief by First Focus and the Brookings Institution...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
May 04, 2012
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has put out a request for proposal from qualified professionals for a plan for capital improvements and redevelopment of State-sponsored Housing...

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