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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
September 21, 2011
46.2 million Americans lived in poverty in 2010, up from 43.6 million in 2009, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. This is the fourth consecutive annual increase in the poverty...
Affordable Housing, Affordable Housing, HomeConnecticut, Strong Communities, Community Development
September 20, 2011
Elizabeth Burke's parents came from Georgia to Hartford on their honeymoon and never left. They created a home and a connection to the city and as an adult, Elizabeth always wanted to return...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 15, 2011
Brookings Institution
7.5 million people in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas don’t have access private vehicles, but more than 90 percent live in neighborhoods where public transit is available,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Supportive Housing
September 13, 2011
The House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee voted on September 8 to deeply cut the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
September 09, 2011
The current rental market is recovering, with growing demand and rising rents, but also stubbornly high vacancies in some markets, according to an August 9 report from the Joint Center for Housing...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
September 07, 2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Thursday that Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco and Seattle will be the first cities to receive Implementation Grants...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development
September 07, 2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Friday that it will create a national Housing Transportation Affordability Index, which will provide potential homebuyers with a...
Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
September 02, 2011
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking applications for its Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative, including capitol financing, project...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, State News
August 31, 2011
The State of Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) has implemented a Earned Income Disregard program for people with disabilities who meet the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
August 31, 2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has begun circulating to Capitol Hill offices proposed legislative language for its Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) proposal, which...
 

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