Community Development

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 04, 2014
MacArthur Foundation
The MacArthur Foundation, through their How Housing Matters to Families and Communities initiative, invested $25 million over five years to explore the idea that stable housing is the foundation for...
Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 28, 2014
National Alliance to End Homelessness
The National Alliance to End Homelessness has released a new Comprehensive Assessment Tool. The goal of the tool is to help prioritize and assess the needs people experiencing homelessness may have...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 28, 2014
Stable, safe housing is the foundation for strong families and personal and community security and development. Yet, housing is very expensive in Connecticut and many individuals and families have...
Announcements, Community Development
May 27, 2014
Half in Ten Education Fund
A project of the Half in Ten Education Fund, TalkPoverty.org is dedicated to drastically reducing poverty – by half within the next decade. The website is a gold mine of data and analysis. For...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness
May 27, 2014
National Low Income Housing Coalition
The NLIHC’s annual “Advocates’ Guide to Housing and Community Development Policy” on programs and policies that make housing affordable to low-income people is now available....
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
May 27, 2014
Earlier this month, Pres. Obama nominated San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and nominated the current secretary, Shaun...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
May 27, 2014
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston just announced that it will offer $20.6 million for the 2014 Affordable Housing Program competitive funding round this year. The online application period...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
May 21, 2014
Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging
Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging has launched a new website to promote elements that foster livable communities in the state, such as affordable, diversified housing options,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
May 21, 2014
CT Dept. Economic and Community Development
The state will award Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grants to 27 towns to fund a variety of economic development, community conservation and quality-of-life projects. “These...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
May 20, 2014
With more than 1,100 new apartments, the arrival of 2,200 UCONN students, and new mass transit connections opening a world of opportunities for workers and employers, many observers believe that...
 

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