Community Development

 
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets, Homelessness
December 08, 2011
Although median income in Connecticut is high at $66,441, housing prices in the state have grown substantially since 2000.  The price for a single-family home in Connecticut rose by 62 percent...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets
December 08, 2011
Housing construction and rehabilitation has been shown to have a substantial positive impact on the state’s economy, including the ability to help the state generate new revenues. Housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
December 07, 2011
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 07, 2011
Six organizations have been awarded a total of $68,737 in 2012 Preservation of Place grants, the Connecticut Main Street Center announced today. Grant recipients include Main Street Waterbury,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
December 07, 2011
Higher housing costs drive more prolonged use of housing vouchers and the large majority of housing voucher recipients work, are elderly, or have disabilities, according to a new study from the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 07, 2011
Activists and housing advocates have teamed up at nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests in several places to bring discussion and action around income inequality, local housing issues and...
Community Development, Reports and Publications
December 07, 2011
Forty-five percent of U.S. residents and 55% of all children live in households that lack economic security, according to a new study from Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW). The study, “...
Affordable Housing, Community Development
December 07, 2011
Putting sustainability into practice was the focus of discussion at this year’s New England Smart Growth Forum organized by the Lincoln Institute on Land Policy.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
November 30, 2011
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has announced changes to the application and funding round schedules for both the Housing Tax Credit Contribution (HTCC) and Low-Income Housing Tax...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
November 29, 2011
 

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