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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
April 17, 2013
The Connecticut Economy
Municipalities that diversify their housing options are likelier to have higher home values, UConn’s quarterly economics journal reports. In an article on research by Dr. Steven Lanza, The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
April 05, 2013
More than 80 municipal officials and community leaders heard strategies for creating energy-efficient housing, commercial development and complete streets near their transit stations at a forum for...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
April 03, 2013
CT Housing Finance Authority
The CT Housing Finance Authority approved the award of $7.49 million in tax credits to seven affordable housing developers. The funds from the 9 percent federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
April 03, 2013
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has released the 2011 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Data for New England.  Eight types of HMDA Data Tables are available:
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News
March 27, 2013
Planning grants are being made available to towns in the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) region.  CRCOG received a HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant that includes...
Affordable Housing, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News, Supportive Housing
March 26, 2013
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Studies have shown domestic and sexual violence to be one of the leading causes of homelessness. Some parts of the country even report that domestic and sexual violence is responsible for 25% of the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News, Supportive Housing
March 26, 2013
Legal Action Center
Many state and federal laws make it extremely difficult for people with criminal records to successfully transition from prison to community. After Prison: Roadblocks to Reentry, a two year study of...
Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
March 26, 2013
It’s often called the “Silver Tsunami,” the onrush of aging baby boomers 78 million strong nationally, and nearly one million in Connecticut.  The result is an
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Reports and Publications, State News
March 20, 2013
National Low Income Housing Coalition
The latest update to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) Congressional District Housing Profiles shows that nearly one-third of CT’s renter households - an estimated 142,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Reports and Publications, State News
March 18, 2013
The Warren Group
January 2013 was the 13th consecutive month for increases in sales of single-family homes in Connecticut. 1,519 single-family homes were sold, a 14% increase from the same time last year....
 

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