Community Development

 
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
February 01, 2017
CT Department of Housing, CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
On January 23, 2017, Commissioner Evonne M. Klein, CT Department of Housing and Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services issued guidance for...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
February 01, 2017
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
The newly released criteria and benchmarks published by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness provides a roadmap of what communities need to strive for to prevent and end youth and family...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
February 01, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas assesses the demographic, social, economic, and housing conditions of American Indian and Alaska Natives (AIANs), as well as...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Reports and Publications
January 31, 2017
Terner Center for Housing Innovation at University of California at Berkeley
The Terner Center for Housing Innovation at University of California at Berkeley recently released a brief that noted last year, the U.S. homeownership rate dropped to 62%, a level it had not reached...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, State News
January 31, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
People need different housing at various stages in their life. Research has shown that failing to appropriately provide a diversity of housing choices to meet these needs has a profound impact on our...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
January 25, 2017
SmartAsset
Last week, the financial advice site SmartAsset released a report that ranked millennial homeownership rates. It found that these rates were the lowest in the Northeast. Only 5% of millennials in New...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 25, 2017
Cityscape
A recent study found that female-headed households using housing choice vouchers (HCVs), a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), were underrepresented in communities...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
January 25, 2017
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
According to a report released by the Department of Agriculture, housing accounts for the largest share of child-rearing costs regardless of income. Housing accounts for a quarter (26%) of child-...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
January 17, 2017
United Way of CT
Richard Porth, President & CEO, United Way of Connecticut A number of years ago, I served on the Planning Commission for the City of Trenton.  I was happy to serve, but the long hours, the...
Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, State News
January 17, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Connecticut has worked diligently to meet its goal of ending chronic homelessness. Since the start of this initiative in January 2015, providers across the state have housed more than 1,200...
 

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