Housing Policy Briefs

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
March 08, 2017
ValuePenguin
ValuePenguin released a report identifying optimal factors when considering homeownership, and ranking the states from best to worst according to these factors. Overall, Connecticut was ranked number...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
March 08, 2017
Federal Housing Finance Agency
In its most recent report, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported a 1.5% increase in house prices nationally in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the FHFA House Price Index (HPI)....
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
March 01, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Over 150 people filled the Lyceum on Friday, February 24 for the second IForum of the 2017 season. State and municipal officials, town planners, housing developers, nonprofit and community leaders...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
February 27, 2017
CT Department of Housing (DOH)
On February 24, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Housing released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties 11 (CHAMP 11). The goal of...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 23, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
As new transit options in Connecticut are coming online, riders who use them will enjoy increased access to employment, education, healthcare, vital services and recreation. Studies show that mass...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 22, 2017
The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC)
Authors of a report published by the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) at HAI Group found that each year of additional education achieved by the head of a rent-assisted...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 22, 2017
National Association of Realtors' (NAR)
According to the National Association of Realtors' (NAR) “Aspiring Home Buyer Profile” the vast majority (87%) of all non-homeowners want to own a home, however there are several...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 22, 2017
Urban Institute
A report by the Urban Institute explored how public housing authorities (PHAs) are using the Moving to Work (MTW) program to increase housing choice and provide families with the option to move to...
Affordable Housing, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 07, 2017
Connecticut REALTORS
Comparing December of 2015 with December of 2016, Connecticut REALTORS reports that the single-family home and condominium sales prices have increased. The median sales price of single-family homes...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 07, 2017
The Warren Group
A new report by The Warren Group shows that Connecticut single-family home sales have reached the highest level since 2007.
 

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