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CT Awards $10.9 Million in Federal Small Cities Funds

 

On September 19, 2012, Governor Malloy announced that $10.9 million in federal funds would be granted to 31 Connecticut towns. These funds will be distributed by the Department of Economic and Community Development which received the funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Small Cities Community Development Block Grant program.  This program provides funding to economic development, affordable housing, and other community revitalization projects.

Some of the towns being awarded funds are:

  • Beacon Falls — $300,000: The town will initiate a housing rehabilitation program to help preserve ten existing properties.
  • Burlington/Harwinton — $300,000: The Burlington/Harwinton Regional Housing Rehabilitation is starting a regional housing rehab program to revitalize 22 units of low- and moderate-income housing including energy efficiency upgrades, ADA modifications, septic repairs, electrical upgrades, roof and gutter replacement, and the installation of new windows and doors.
  • Hampton — $300,000: Funding will provide Hampton, Scotland, Pomfret, and Eastford with assistance in rehabilitating 12 low- and moderate-income housing units.
  • Litchfield — $371,000: The town plans to rehabilitate 16 low-and moderate income units at the Tannery Brooks Co-operative complex including replacing the roof and windows, addressing handicap access, and access to the laundry room.
  • Old Saybrook — $471,000: The Housing Authority plans to renovate 30 units in the Saye Brook Village Senior Housing complex with improvements to kitchen interiors, bathroom ADA upgrades, and replacing roofs.
  • Thompson — $500,000: Thompson will undertake the first phase of renovations at the Gladys Green/Pineview Court Elderly Housing Complex, which has 70 units of elderly housing.

Click here for the press release and a list of all 31 towns: 

 
 

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