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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 18, 2011
While new Census data showing that Connecticut produced anywhere from 102,000 to 72,000 housing units over the last decade, the state lagged virtually all other states in housing creation.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
May 18, 2011
The House took another step toward extracting deep funding cuts from domestic discretionary programs when the Appropriations Committee released its draft 302b subcommittee allocations on May 11.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Reports and Publications
May 04, 2011
Connecticut rental costs are up 55% statewide since 2000 and the housing wage – what a renter must earn per hour to afford a typical 2BR apartment - is up to $23.37 statewide or $48,600 a year
Community Development, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 02, 2011
Discussing the importance of involving the business community in local efforts to end homelessness, Geraldine McCafferty noted that "business leaders are great problem solvers."
Affordable Housing, Community Development
April 27, 2011
Rose's address focused on the need to embrace energy-efficient, mixed-income, mixed-use development that meets the needs of the today's market.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
April 06, 2011
A strong delegation from Connecticut attended the annual National Low Income Housing Coalition conference and lobby day March 27-30, 2011. Conference attendance was strong, and vigorous conversation.
Affordable Housing, Community Development
April 01, 2011
Density in cities and other locations can bring together smart, creative residents who can enhance the quality of life and economic well-being of residents.
Affordable Housing, Community Development
February 01, 2011
Northeastern University economist Barry Bluestone warned that Connecticut’s economy will sink unless it counters demographic trends that show a region-leading decline of young, skilled workers.