Community Development

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 26, 2011
The full Senate is now considering FY12 HUD appropriations, within a “minibus” (i.e. smaller than an omnibus) spending package that was debated last week, which includes the...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 26, 2011
Senior staff from the Partnership for Strong Communities led workshops ranging from affordable housing’s place in Transit-Oriented Development to the use of various data sources to explain...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
October 26, 2011
HUD
People who move from a poor neighborhood to a better-off neighborhood are less likely to be obese and have diabetes, according to a new study from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
October 25, 2011
A recent paper from the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston finds empirical evidence linking the availability of affordable housing to job growth in metropolitan...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, State News
October 25, 2011
After almost having to close its doors, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority's (CHFA) Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMAP) will continue to operate and will provide an additional...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
October 24, 2011
The state has award $12.3 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Small Cities Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to 28 towns and cities across Connecticut on...
Affordable Housing, Resources, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News
October 19, 2011
By most measures, buying or renting a home remained an expensive and, too often, unaffordable proposition for Connecticut residents over the last year, despite a downturn in sales, price and demand...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
October 14, 2011
NHC
The National Housing Conference (NHC) has posted materials and resources from its 2011 Learning Conference on State and Local Housing Policy that was held in Washington, D.C. in September....
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
October 14, 2011
The housing market in Connecticut declined moderately in 2011, with declines of 2% and 4% year-over-year in the price of a typical single family home, according to new data released by the UConn...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
October 13, 2011
$5 million was awarded to eleven cities, towns and regional planning organizations for the planning and facilitation of transit-oriented development (TOD) projects as part of a new initiative...
 

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