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May 03, 2013
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On Thursday, May 2, 2013, the U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced $72 million in grants to be provided through HUD’s Continuum of Care Program. This is the...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
April 24, 2013
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
In a first of its kind study, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development evaluated the effects of four different interventions to help families experiencing homelessness: community-based...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News
April 19, 2013
National Alliance to End Homelessness
A new report on The State of Homelessness in America 2013 is full of mixed news. While the overall homelessness rate throughout the country has decreased by a slight 1%, veteran and chronic...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
April 19, 2013
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The bulk of America’s working poor are part-timers, women, black, Hispanic, and they lack the formal education of their peers. In the report, “A Profile of the Working Poor, 2011,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
April 17, 2013
On April 10, 2013 President Obama released his FY14 budget request to Congress.  While many affordable housing programs administered by HUD and USDA did see cuts, some programs saw increases in...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News
April 15, 2013
The 2nd U.S Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Westchester County Executive was “in violation of the duty to promote source of income legislation under a consent decree.”  The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
March 20, 2013
Bipartisan Policy Center
A new report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) charts a potential path forward for the nation’s housing policy, focusing on America’s challenges in the single-family and...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News, Supportive Housing
March 05, 2013
State of CT Office of Fiscal Analysis
On March 1, 2013, the Office of Fiscal Analysis (OFA) released the estimated impact Connecticut will feel from the sequester. Statewide, Connecticut could see a $58.7 million reduction in federal...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 27, 2013
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has estimated that cuts in federal funding due to take effect if the March 1, 2013 sequestration happens will result in a funding reduction of about 5% for...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Supportive Housing
February 26, 2013
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Section 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) demonstration funds to 13 states. Almost $98 million was awarded to benefit 3,530...
 

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