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Affordable Housing, Community Development
June 30, 2014
One year after breaking ground, the Sharon Housing Authority celebrated the ribbon cutting of 12 newly constructed affordable rental units on its existing Sharon Ridge complex. The one- and two-...
Announcements, Community Development
June 30, 2014
The Leadership Development Roundtable (LDR) is now accepting applications for its Waterbury region program. LDR is a learning series focused on building the capacity for those currently working in...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 24, 2014
John Hopkins University
New study provides data to back up the standard that households should spend no more than 30% of their income on housing costs.  John Hopkins University has recently come out with two new...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 18, 2014
National Low Income Housing Coalition
On June 10 the House of Representatives passed the FY15 Transportation, Housing and Urban  Development and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill. It does not fully fund the Housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 18, 2014
U.S Census Bureau
The U.S Census Bureau has released Reasons for Moving: 2012 to 2013, a report that looks at the rate of household moves and the motivation behind the moves. The National Low Income Housing Coalition...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
June 18, 2014
As the shape of the Hartford’s downtown continues to evolve, citizens, government officials, advocates and community leaders gathered at the Lyceum to explore how to harness the energy of...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
June 18, 2014
New legislation signed on June 13 by Governor Malloy will create an easier process to remediate Brownfields for municipalities and private developers.  The General Assembly’s Brownfield...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 17, 2014
We came. We ate. We left inspired. The ninth annual Reaching Home Celebration Dinner and Housing Awards brought together roughly 450 people to commemorate the good work done in the last year to...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
June 17, 2014
Katy Shafer is a policy analyst for the Partnership for Strong Communities.
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 11, 2014
Partnership for Strong Communities
For those experiencing homelessness, a lack of sufficient income and of affordable housing in Connecticut ensures a cycle of housing insecurity and social disengagement. In addition, employment and...
 

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