Community Development

 
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...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
March 29, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
On March 18, 2016 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that over $100 million in grants will be made available to states and local communities to establish programs to...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
March 29, 2016
Office of Governor Malloy
On March 24, Gov. Malloy and Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Klein announced the award of almost $28 million in state funding to build and rehabilitate roughly 200 affordable housing units...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
March 23, 2016
HUD User
In Affordable Housing and Walkable Neighborhoods: A National Urban Analysis, Julia Koschinsky and Emily Talen of Arizona State University analyze how difficult it is to find a neighborhood that is...
 

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