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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
December 14, 2016
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
HousingInConnecticut2016, the Partnership for Strong Communities’ annual assessment of the state's housing situation, is a tale of two realities -- enormous progress in ending homelessness...
Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
December 13, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD relaunched the Prosperity Playbook Toolkit which serves as a virtual space where users can exchange strategies on how to connect housing to high opportunity areas and reduce the likelihood that...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
December 13, 2016
Center for American Progress (CAP)
The Center for American Progress (CAP) found that in 2014 extended families (households that include family members such as grandparents, grandchildren, cousins, or other relatives) represented...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
December 13, 2016
Urban Institute
A new brief from the Urban Institute explored the current state of research on household instability (those unintentional, unpredictable, and undesirable changes in housing, income, family...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
December 13, 2016
The Warren Group
Whether comparing October 2016 to the same month last year or using year-to-date (YTD) numbers, new data from the Warren Group shows that Connecticut home sales increased by about 8%. Single-family...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
December 13, 2016
Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)
Preliminary results from a Harvard Joint Center Housing Studies (JCHS) report found that traditional demographic predictors of homeownership (age, race/ethnicity, family type, etc.) contributed...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
December 07, 2016
Enterprise and Frame Works Institute
Messaging is critical to sharing information and increasing public support around a particular policy initiative. In examining the effectiveness of messaging as it relates to policies that impact...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
December 07, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
In November 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released two new resources that provide step-by-step instruction for determining whether an individual is experiencing chronic...
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
December 07, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
In November 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released Part 1 of the 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress. Part 1 of the AHAR contains estimates of...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 02, 2016
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Zoning regulations shape a municipality. A town’s zoning can determine the community’s economic development and quality of life: how much space will be devoted to shopping, single-family...
 

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