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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
July 09, 2013
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
The housing market has made a number of positive changes, among which was an 11.6% year over year increase in median house price by March 2013, a year over year increase in home prices in 48 states...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
July 08, 2013
Regional Plan Association
A new report shows that Connecticut towns with Metro-North rail service are not utilizing that land to its greatest transit-oriented development potential.  The Regional Plan Association...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
July 03, 2013
Thursday, June 27, 2013 was a milestone for the Incentive Housing Zone Program (IHZ)  as the Sharon Housing Authority in Sharon, CT broke ground on a project in the state’s first IHZ. The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
July 03, 2013
The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation’s Vibrant Communities Initiative (VCI) allows municipalities to use historic rehabilitation as a means to re-use downtown buildings and...
Community Development
July 02, 2013
“Food is our most basic need, the very stuff of life”. – Vandana Shiva
Affordable Housing, Community Development
July 01, 2013
How can Connecticut create transit-, pedestrian- and business-friendly neighborhoods (a.k.a transit villages)? Connecticut Main Street Center hosted a workshop on June 27th to try and answer this...
Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness
July 01, 2013
Job Corp is now accepting applications for those between ages 16 and 24. Job Corps is a federal career training and education program with both residential and nonresidential slots. This employment...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
June 28, 2013
 On June 27, 2013, NeighborWorks New Horizons hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Murray Place, a new scattered site project in Fair Haven. Murray Place, on 191 Saltonstall Avenue in New Haven...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 26, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Policy Development and Research
In the first study of its kind, the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development found that same-sex couples are discriminated against in the rental housing market.  An Estimate of Housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 25, 2013
Last year, close to 12,000 men and women were released from Connecticut’s prisons, either discharged at the end of their sentence or released to community supervision programs. For many,...
 

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