Community Development

 
Community Development, Reports and Publications
April 06, 2016
The Saguaro Seminar
In the Communities chapter of Closing the Opportunity Gap, Patrick Sharkey, Robert D. Putnam and Margery Turner detail a conversation between various experts on economic segregation and the...
Community Development, State News
April 06, 2016
The Warren Group
New numbers from The Warren Group comparing February of 2015 and 2016 revealed that single-family homes and condo sales grew dramatically. However, the median sales prices for single-family homes and...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
April 06, 2016
CT Housing Finance Authority (CHFA)
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has issued a Request for Qualifications from organizations interested in the Community Partners REO Priority Sale Program’s trial stage....
Affordable Housing, Community Development
April 06, 2016
Housing Policy Debate
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), housing is considered “affordable” if it is less than 30 percent of a family’s income. Transportation costs...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
April 04, 2016
Connecticut Housing Finance Authority
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) approved the award of $7.1 million in tax credits to six affordable housing developers. The funds from the 9 percent federal Low Income Housing Tax...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
April 01, 2016
Connecticut General Assembly
The General Assembly’s deficit mitigation plan is designed to close a $220 million deficit in the current fiscal year and replace the Governor’s recent budget rescissions. The bill passed...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
March 30, 2016
National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC)
A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) - The Gap: The Affordable Housing Gap Analysis, 2016 - finds a severe lack of rental units that are affordable for extremely low-...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
March 30, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of West Hartford (WHHA)
The Housing Authority of the City of West Hartford (WHHA) will accept Preliminary Applications for its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (formerly known as Section 8 Program) waiting list from 8:...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
March 29, 2016
State of Connecticut
The Connecticut State Bond Commission met on Thursday, March 24, and approved over $29 million for housing and community development related funding.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
March 29, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
On Friday, March 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded approximately $32 million to public housing authorities, resident associations and non-profit organizations to...
 

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