Community Development

Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
February 28, 2012
The number of children in the United States living in areas of concentrated poverty has increased to nearly 8 million, up by 1.6 million, 25%, since 2000, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 22, 2012
The National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) hosted its annual National Conference on Family and Youth Homelessness from Feb 9- Feb 10. Keynote speakers from this event included:
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness
February 22, 2012
National Low Income Housing Coalition
Community Development
February 22, 2012
The Connecticut Main Street Center, an organization that works to revitalize CT main streets, is currently displaying a photo exhibit at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The exhibit...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
February 16, 2012
The 2012 IForums series, organized by the Partnership for Strong Communities, kicked off on Thursday, February 16 when an overflow crowd of more than 180 heard educators and researchers underscore...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
February 15, 2012
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a proposed rule and policy guidance for the Major Capital Investments Program, otherwise known as New Starts/Small Starts. The proposed rule (49...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
February 15, 2012
President Obama released his proposed FY13 budget on February 13, with increased funding for homelessness programs and a mix of funding reductions and increases for other affordable housing,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, State News, Supportive Housing
February 14, 2012
Governor Malloy’s FY13 Budget proposal, released on February 8, reinterated the commitments he made to affordable and supportive housing during his February 1st press conference.  The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
February 09, 2012
U.S. Census Bureau
The homeownership rate in the United States - in consistent decline since 2006 - dropped to just 66% in 2011. Meanwhile, vacancy rates for rental and owned properties have also been in steady...
Announcements, Community Development, Reports and Publications
February 06, 2012
Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED)
High housing cost burdens resulted in a “D” rating for CT on the Housing and Homeownership portion of the Corporation for Enterprise Development’s 2012 Assets & Opportunity...

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