Community Development

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
July 06, 2011
Residents of Public Housing across Connecticut will now have more solid rights and responsibilities due to two bills passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in the recently concluded session,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
July 06, 2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) is effectively identifying discrimination cases that require government intervention,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness
July 05, 2011
Declaring that "food insecurity is the result of public policy" and "the good news is that public policy can be changed," Prof. Molly Anderson highlighted the close connections...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets
July 01, 2011
Not all housing brings new children. Most school budget increases are not related to enrollment, or to the number of children in housing. Studying seven Massachusetts communities with mixed-...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets
July 01, 2011
MIT's Center for Real Estate looked at 7 mixed-income rental housing developments in Massachusetts and found no significant differences between home values close to affordable...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 30, 2011
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston recommends adopting a "gap-based" formula for distributing unrestricted municipal aid to cities and towns in a new working paper entitled "...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
June 29, 2011
HUD
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan has encouraged the nation's Public Housing Authorities to be flexible in allowing ex-offenders to rejoin their...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
June 29, 2011
Expressing a commitment to preserving and creating affordable housing at all income levels and in mixed-income configurations, new DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith told more than 100 developers,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
June 29, 2011
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
June 29, 2011
CCD & TAC
Across the country - and especially in Connecticut - the average rent for a modestly priced one-bedroom apartment is more than the entire Supplemental Security Income of a person with a...
 

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