- Income and Jobs in Connecticut
This fact sheet provides a snapshot of a few of the state’s 737 occupations broken out by the median annual income. Many jobs pay less than the state’s median household income of $67,276 annually and have an hourly wage that is less than the housing wage (what one needs to afford a typical 2-BR apartment) of $23.02.
- Progress of Incentive Housing Zones: Status 2016
This fact sheet is a map of Connecticut showing the towns participating in the HOMEConnecticut program prepared by the Partnership for Strong Communities.
- The Benefits of Density & Affordability: Local Officials Underscore Both
This fact sheet highlights the benefits of density and affordability to municipal leaders. It underscores the importance of affordability and density for municipalities and features photographs of affordable and mixed-use developments in Wallingford, Avon, West Hartford, New Canaan & Farmington.
- HOMEConnecticut: How It Works
This fact sheets explains the HOMEConnecticut program and how municipalities can receive state funds to benefit building affordable, dense housing.
- Municipal Officials Assess Mixed‐Income Housing
This fact sheet contains quotes from municipal officials across Connecticut and their assessments of affordable housing in their cities and towns.
- Mixed-Income and Affordable Housing Doesn’t Lower Nearby Property Values
MIT's Center for Real Estate looked at 7 mixed-income rental housing developments in Massachusetts and found no significant differences between home values close to affordable developments and those in other parts of town.
- New Housing Doesn’t Automatically Bring New Students and Inflate Your School
Studying seven Massachusetts communities with mixed-income housing between 1994 and 2004, the University of Massachusetts Donohue Institute found teaching staff levels and overall expenditures increased independently of changes in enrollment.