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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
September 21, 2011
46.2 million Americans lived in poverty in 2010, up from 43.6 million in 2009, according to new data released by the Census Bureau.
Affordable Housing, Community Development
September 20, 2011
Bushnell Park is across the street. There are nearby places to eat. "Everyone knows my name. There are tax credit units and market rate units but you can't tell which is which."
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 15, 2011
Brookings Institution
7.5 million people in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas don’t have access private vehicles. 90% live near public transit but only 40% of jobs are accessible within a 1.5-hour trip.
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
September 15, 2011
The survey found that 57% of respondents cited access to affordable housing as a top challenge.
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 14, 2011
The HPRP Program has prevented or ended homelessness for one million Americans since its inception in 2009, announced HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan at a USICH meeting on Tuesday.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Supportive Housing
September 13, 2011
The T-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee voted on September 8 to deeply cut HUD's FY12 budget, including cuts to many affordable housing and homelessness prevention programs.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 09, 2011
The current rental market is recovering, with growing demand and rising rents, but also stubbornly high vacancies in some markets, according to a new report.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
September 07, 2011
HUD announced Thursday that Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco and Seattle will be the first cities to receive Implementation Grants under the Choice Neighborhood Initiative.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
September 07, 2011
HUD will create a national Housing Transportation Affordability Index, which will provide potential homebuyers with a true estimate of both housing and transportation costs
Affordable Housing, State News, Supportive Housing
September 06, 2011
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) announced $10 million in tax credits for the development of 844 units of affordable and supportive housing across the state.

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