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Governor Announces $27.9 Million for Supportive Housing Developments


Supportive housing for veterans and at-risk families were the highlight of Governor Malloy’s announcement of $27.9 million in grants for supportive housing developments. The grants were approved by the Interagency Committee on Supportive Housing (ICSH) under the state’s Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative (PSHI).

The grants will be used to build four new supportive, affordable multifamily housing developments in Bridgeport, Hamden, Hartford and Manchester for a total of 93 affordable rental homes. Of those 93 homes, 51 apartments will be set aside for veterans and child welfare-involved families who are currently homeless, at risk of being homeless, or chronically homeless.

The awards will be used to build the following apartments:

Milestone at Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport – Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, Inc will receive $8.7 million to build a new development with 30 units of supportive and affordable apartments where 8 will be set aside for veterans ineligible for HUD-VASH and 2 will be set aside for youth aging out of foster care.

Sanford Commons, Hamden – New Haven Home Recovery will receive $7.6 million for a new building with 33 apartments, with 10 apartments set aside for chronically homelessness individuals, including Veterans ineligible for HUD-VASH, and 6 units for young adults aging out of foster care.

Liberty Gardens, Hartford – Chrysalis Center Real Estate Corporation will receive $4 million to rehabilitate a vacant historic apartment building which will include 10 apartments for child-welfare involved families.

Center Street Apartments II, Manchester – CHR Capital Inc will receive $7.6 million to build new apartments with 10 units of supportive housing: two units for adults with special needs, 3 units for Veterans ineligible for HUD-VASH vouchers, and 5 units for child-welfare involved families.

The full press release is available here.  


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