Housing Policy Briefs

 
Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
December 06, 2017
Sustainable CT
Sustainable CT has launched a new voluntary certification program and website to recognize resilient, sustainable municipalities in Connecticut. The new program allows municipalities to choose...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs
December 06, 2017
Regional Plan Association
Last week, Regional Plan Association (RPA), launched its Fourth Regional Plan. The Fourth Regional Plan is a comprehensive document analyzing the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metropolitan region,...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
November 29, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Sean Ghio, Policy Director, Partnership for Strong Communities
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs
November 29, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Elizabeth A. Roberts, MSW, Policy Analyst, Partnership for Strong Communities
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
November 08, 2017
Freddie Mac
At the end of October, Freddie Mac released a report finding that despite efforts to address the housing affordability crisis, there remains a widening gap of affordable rental units and an...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
November 08, 2017
Make Room and US Senate
On October 30, 2017, the United States Senate unanimously approved a resolution detailing the severity of America’s rental affordability crisis and calling for a national response involving all...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
November 08, 2017
Connecticut Fair Housing Center
In September, the Connecticut Fair Housing Center (the “Center”) published its report “Are Local Land Use Policies and Practices Contributing to Housing Segregation in the Hartford...
Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
November 08, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released an interactive online tool entitled the “Community Assessment Reporting Tool” (CART). CART is designed to allow...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
November 08, 2017
Shipman & Goodwin
Shipman & Goodwin has published an alert summarizing and analyzing the 2017 amendments to the Affordable Housing Land Use Appeals Act, General Statutes § 8-30g (as amended by Public Act 17-...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
November 08, 2017
Apartment List
A report published by Apartment List in October compared federal expenditure on the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID) and Section 8 rental assistance programs. 
 

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