Community Development

 
Announcements, Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
September 14, 2012
Governor Malloy and Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz announced on September 13, 2012 that Connecticut will receive a $5 million federal grant to expand and enhance a DCF...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
September 14, 2012
The Department of Economic and Community Development announced a Notice of Funding Availability on September 14, 2012 for the purpose of providing affordable housing opportunities in Connecticut....
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
September 12, 2012
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty has released a new report– Alone Without A Home: A State by State Review of Laws Affecting Unaccompanied Youth – that  looks at...
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
September 12, 2012
Urban Institute Policy Center
Supportive housing targeted directly at prisoners with disabilities leaving prison leads to a decrease in recidivism. A report released by The Urban Institute Justice Policy Center -Supportive...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 12, 2012
Reconnecting America
Providing affordable housing near public transit so that people of all incomes have access to transit leads to economic success for communities. A new policy brief – Locating Affordable Housing...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 12, 2012
National Employment Law Project
The recession saw job loss in all sectors but more mid wage jobs were lost than low or high wage jobs. According to a report by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) – The Low Wage...
Community Development, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
September 11, 2012
Corporation for Supportive Housing
The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) has created a toolkit for Public Housing Agencies (PHA) as a resource for creating supportive housing and ending homelessness. The toolkit consists of 5...
Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 07, 2012
The Partnership for Strong Communities is pleased to invite you to “Truly Dually,” a musical about the respect and dignity that all people that are homeless deserve and that all fight to...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 05, 2012
Health is profoundly affected – for better or worse – by the condition, location and affordability of housing, as well as the neighborhoods in which people live.  This is the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
September 05, 2012
Promising news from a new study indicate that even after Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties have reached the end of their tax credit compliance period, many still continue to provide...
 

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