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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Supportive Housing
July 17, 2012
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) have included Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Workbook 3 in the 2012 CHFA-DECD...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
July 11, 2012
Overall, housing prices in the state declined an average of 3.2% in the first quarter of 2012 when compared to the 1st quarter of 2011, according to UConn’s Connecticut Real Estate Markets...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
July 11, 2012
Of the 437,000 renter households in Connecticut, 27% - approximately 119,000 households - are severely burdened, meaning those households spend more than 50% of their income on housing costs,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
July 09, 2012
The final notice implementing the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) will be released in mid-July and will incorporate changes that were made as a result of the public comments from the initial...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
July 05, 2012
The Partnership for Strong Communities is starting a new Connecticut-wide initiative to help young adults play a larger role in shaping their communities – called Young Energetic Solutions (YES...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
June 28, 2012
On June 27, 2012, Governor Dannel Malloy announced that the state is investing $10 million in seven state-funded public housing developments with  561 public housing units. This investment is...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
June 28, 2012
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Council met recently to discuss a new proposed framework for ending youth homelessness by 2020. The framework was approved by the Council...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 28, 2012
The House of Representatives passed an amendment to the FY13 Commerce, Justice, and Science appropriations bill in May that would eliminate all funding for the American Community Survey (ACS). In...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Supportive Housing
June 26, 2012
 “We note the passing of our friend and colleague Alan Green, most recently the executive director of the Hartford Housing Authority and a long-time advocate, supporter and developer of...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
June 25, 2012
The agenda for the  June 29th meeting of the state’s Bond Commission includes two housing items: a $30 million bond authorization for supportive housing and $350,000 for the renovation of...
 

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