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DOH Awards $30 Million for Affordable Homeownership Programs

Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy

The Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) has awarded $30 million in funding for seventeen applications aimed at creating homeownership opportunities across the state. $20 million was allocated to seven “statutorily designated cities,” which are Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Norwalk, New Britain, and New London. The remaining $10 million was available to other cities and towns in the state.

"Affordable housing strengthens communities, creating neighborhoods where families and individuals can find stability, gain employment, and build a brighter long-term future. Investing in quality housing and opportunities such as these can improve thousands of lives and help further Connecticut's progress,” said Governor Malloy.

Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein added, "The affordable homeownership funding round presents the unique opportunity to create affordable homeownership, not only in our cities, but also in our smaller municipalities. Initiatives and programs like this one give hard working individuals and families a chance to own their own home."

The funds were awarded as follows:

  • New Haven Habitat Homebuilding Initiative - $525,000
  • Cityscape VI, Hartford - $2,525,674
  • South Norwalk Homeownership Program - $850,000
    Home New London - $2,587,000
  • City Flats New London - $1,100,000
  • Habitat Neighborhood Build 1 & 2, Bridgeport, - $1,725,000
  • Hartford Affordable Housing Project - $500,500
  • 2015 Homeownership Initiative, New Haven - $1,750,000
  • Overlook Village, Hartford - $5,000,000
    Neighborhood Renewal Program Phase II, New Haven - $2,475,000
  • PATH New Haven Region - $1,650,000
    Accessing Home Ownership - $1,600,000
  • Statewide Downpayment Assistance - $3,000,000
  • Habitat for Humanity of Eastern Connecticut Affordable Homeownership Program - $250,000
    CIL Loans for Accessibility - $1,900,000
  • Rocky Corner Cohousing, Bethany - $2,600,000

Click here to read the full press release. 



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