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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, State News
August 30, 2017
Connecticut Department of Housing
On August 14, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Housing announced the criteria that projects must meet to be awarded DOH financing and noted that some projects would be issued soft commitments...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, State News
August 30, 2017
Connecticut Housing Finance Authority
The Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) recently released a Consolidated Application for Financial Assistance for its capital funding, which...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
August 29, 2017
Washington State Department of Commerce
On April 1, 2016, Washington State’s Governor Jay Inslee signed into law SHB 2440, a bill that exempted host home programs which serve unaccompanied youth who are experiencing homelessness from...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
August 29, 2017
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
In July 2017, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness released a new version of the Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Family Homelessness. This updated version provides a...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
August 16, 2017
Institute for Sustainable Energy, Eastern Connecticut State University
Alyssa Norwood, JD, MPH, Energy Technical Specialist, Institute for Sustainable Energy, Eastern Connecticut State University
Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
August 16, 2017
CT REALTORS and The Warren Group
Two recent reports analyzing Connecticut home sales in June show increases in the number of sales being made and the median sale prices. In a year-over-year comparison between June 2016 and June 2017...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
August 16, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research, has released a “Call for Papers” for its Cityscape Housing and Health Symposium....
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
August 16, 2017
Smart Growth America
Smart Growth America has published its 2017 Federal Financing Toolkit to educate real estate developers, investors, and local elected officials on innovative approaches to finance developments. The...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
August 16, 2017
CHFA
On July 19, 2017, Governor Malloy approved the Connecticut Housing and Finance Authority’s (CHFA) Qualified Action Plan (QAP). The QAP had been adopted by CHFA’s Board of Directors on...
Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
August 16, 2017
National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Last month, the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) published Impacts of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on Surrounding Residential Property Values. The report analyzes the impact...
 

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