Community Development

 
Announcements, Community Development, Reports and Publications
February 06, 2012
Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED)
High housing cost burdens resulted in a “D” rating for CT on the Housing and Homeownership portion of the Corporation for Enterprise Development’s 2012 Assets & Opportunity...
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...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News
February 06, 2012
In a speech on February 1, President Obama outlined his plan to address the nation's continuing housing crisis. Included in this plan (under item #6) is a proposal to include $1 billion in...
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, Community Development
January 17, 2012
Led by state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker and Deputy DECD Commissioner Kip Bergstrom, a wide array of housing, transit, planning, environmental and responsible growth advocates have...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
January 17, 2012
The CT Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Finance and Housing Authority (CHFA) have each issued Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) aimed at preserving...
Announcements, Community Development
January 17, 2012
HOPE Partnership, a non-profit dedicated to the provision of affordable workforce housing in the central Connecticut shoreline region, is seeking a part-time Project Manager.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
January 11, 2012
HUD's office of Community Planning and Development has issued a guidebook with instructions regarding the use of funds from the HOME program and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)....
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 10, 2012
A recent posting by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) explores harm reduction for youth as a model for ending youth homelessness. As the posting explains, the harm...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
January 06, 2012
A recent HUD review of research on aging in place focuses on assisted housing and ways to encourage seniors to remain in their homes.   The report found that access to quality support...
 

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