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Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
February 01, 2017
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
The newly released criteria and benchmarks published by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness provides a roadmap of what communities need to strive for to prevent and end youth and family...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, State News
January 15, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
The CT Balance of State has received $6.6 milling in federal funding to end youth homelessness in the state by the end of 2020 through Opening Doors CT, the statewide effort to end homelessness....
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Supportive Housing
January 15, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On December 5, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing in the Federal Register that now asks public housing agencies (PHAs) to...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
January 11, 2017
The Warren Group
New data from the Warren Group shows that in November Connecticut single-family home sales increased 19.3% to 2,615, from the November 2015 figure of 2,192. Year-to-date, single-family home sales...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
January 04, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On December 20, 2016, HUD Secretary Julian Castro awarded $1.95 billion in grants to approximately 7,600 homeless assistance programs across the nation. Connecticut Continuum of Care (CoC) is poised...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
December 14, 2016
Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)
This week the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) released its report highlighting that in about 20 years, 20% of people in the U.S. will be aged 65 or older. About 7.6 million seniors in...
Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
December 13, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD relaunched the Prosperity Playbook Toolkit which serves as a virtual space where users can exchange strategies on how to connect housing to high opportunity areas and reduce the likelihood that...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
December 07, 2016
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
In November 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released two new resources that provide step-by-step instruction for determining whether an individual is experiencing chronic...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, State News
November 30, 2016
United States Federal Register
On November 16th, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published its final rule providing for the use of Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs), on the basis of U.S. Postal ZIP...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
November 30, 2016
National Association of Realtors and Federal Housing Administration
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released an actuarial report demonstrating an improving Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF), suggesting an increasingly stabilized housing market. The MMIF...
 

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