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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, State News
June 30, 2015
Partnership for Strong Communities
The General Assembly’s 2015-2017 biennial budget, implementer and bond bill, finalized early Tuesday morning, provides significant policy and funding support for affordable and supportive...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
June 30, 2015
The Supreme Court of the United States
In the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, the Supreme Court, by a 5 to 4 vote, upheld the use of the “disparate impact” standard for...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
June 30, 2015
National Low Income Housing Coalition
On June 25, 2015, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Transportation and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) approved its FY16 appropriations bill. The proposed bill drastically reduced...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 24, 2015
Urban Institute
The combination of increasing rents and the increasing number of renters needing affordable housing has further exacerbated the affordable housing crisis in America. The Urban Institute released a...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
June 22, 2015
On Thursday, June 25th, housing, health care, and homelessness providers joined advocates, state agency representatives, and funders and filled the Lyceum for the final IForum of the 2015 season. The...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
June 16, 2015
Connecticut Housing Finance Authority
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is holding a public hearing on changes to the Multifamily Rental Housing Program Procedures, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Procedures, and...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 16, 2015
Approximately 350 people were on hand to celebrate the 10th annual Reaching Home Celebration Dinner and Housing Awards on June 11 in Cromwell. This year we commemorated the efforts made over the past...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 02, 2015
U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) in partnership with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released a tip sheet, entitled Interagency Data Disclosure: A Tip Sheet on Interagency...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Supportive Housing
June 02, 2015
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is requesting public comment on the proposed Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) method to increase housing opportunities for Housing Choice...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 02, 2015
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) has released a fact sheet that outlines President Obama’s plan to stop chronic homelessness by the end of 2017. President Obama has...
 

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