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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
October 30, 2013
Measure of America and Opportunity Nation
In an index that measures opportunities for education, jobs, civic life, and the like, Connecticut continues to score higher than the national average – but the state dropped in every category...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
October 29, 2013
The Economic Roundtable
A new study by the Economic Roundtable found that by targeting the 10% of chronically homeless patients with the highest public and hospital costs (the 10th decile) with permanent supportive housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 22, 2013
David Fink is the policy director for the Partnership for Strong Communities.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
October 16, 2013
Partnership for Strong Communities
The high price of Connecticut housing, caused largely by a lack of supply, has contributed to a 10% increase in homelessness and has burdened 2 of every 5 households, forcing them to spend more than...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 16, 2013
Brookings Institution
A new report by the Brookings Institution points out the downsides to having several independent agencies administering housing vouchers in a single market area. Housing choice vouchers have been...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 15, 2013
When I worked as a sexual assault victim advocate, I was often struck by how many survivors lacked access to safe and affordable housing, and how this deficiency directly impacted them when dealing...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
October 11, 2013
Connecticut Office of Policy and Management
The Federal government shutdown is impacting the ability of state agencies to operate. Click here for a list of Connecticut’s state agencies and the impacts to them as a result of the federal...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
October 10, 2013
Aware that an increasing number of municipalities are actively seeking to create smaller, denser, more affordable homes for downsizing Baby Boomers, Millennials, municipal workers and others, the...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 09, 2013
Urban Institute
From 2007 to 2010 the percentage of children who were in a household with an unemployed parent increased from 9% to 16%, the percentage of child poverty increased from 18% to 22% and the percentage...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
October 09, 2013
As a result of the government shutdown – now in its third week -- the Department of Housing and Urban Development has furloughed 96% of its employees with less than 310 employees devoted to...
 

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