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The Partnership for Strong Communities strongly supports the significant investments in affordable housing and supportive housing included by Governor Malloy in his budget for FY2015.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s FY 2015 budget, contained funding for multiple housing initiatives, continuing his commitment to providing the state’s residents with safe, secure and affordable housing opportunities. Housing-related items in the budget include:
The budget also includes a commitment to end chronic homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015, which includes in the proposed budget:
“Gov. Malloy never forgets the importance of a safe, secure, affordable home or the people who need them,” said Howard Rifkin, Partnership’s former executive director. “Immediately after he took office, he made the largest housing investment in decades, and he has built on that foundation every year since.”
Since entering office in 2011, Gov. Malloy has committed more money to housing than did administrations in the preceding 20 years, with a total of $621.5 million in housing program capital commitments. For FY15, as in FY14, the Governor has committed $30 million to the Housing Trust Fund along with another $68 million in Housing Development and Rehabilitation Programs, including $30 million for public housing revitalization.
Click here to read the Governor's Housing Initiatives from the budget.