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Housing Policy Briefs

Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
August 16, 2017
CHFA
On July 19, 2017, Governor Malloy approved CHFA’s Qualified Action Plan (QAP). The QAP outlines LIHTC allocation process for the state.
Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
August 16, 2017
National Institute for Transportation and Communities
A new NITC report finds that residential property values increase with closer proximity to Bus Rapid Transit Systems, suggesting a premium on access to reliable, high-quality public transportation.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
August 01, 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Ten CT towns were awarded design-phase funding to build collaborative proposals for solving complex issues impacting lower-income residents and communities of color in smaller post-industrial cities.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Supportive Housing
July 19, 2017
Opening Doors Fairfield County
The Opening Doors Fairfield County Continuum of Care seeks project proposals to provide services in Rapid Rehousing and Permanent Supportive Housing programs for those experiencing homelessness.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
July 19, 2017
CoreLogic
CoreLogic reports home prices increased by 6.6% in a year-over-year comparison between May 2016 and 2017. While growth in CT has been slow (1%), CoreLogic forecasts a 7.4% increase over the next year.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
July 19, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD published its July 2017 newsletter highlighting investments in RAD transactions, an increase in units in the production pipeline, and an increase in LIHTC deals, comparing FY 2016 with FY 2017.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
July 19, 2017
The Warren Group
The Warren Group reported a 10.6% increase in single-family home sales comparing May 2016 and May 2017 – with a 20.3% increase in condo sales during that same time.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
July 19, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD announced the award of more than $50 million for housing counseling grants. The grants will help owners and renters with supports including housing finance training and foreclosure prevention.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, State News, Supportive Housing
July 05, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
The 2017 Reaching Home Celebration Dinner and Housing Awards was an inspiring event celebrating the past year's accomplishments.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
July 05, 2017
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awards $127 million dollars to states to help ensure that homes are free of lead and other hazards.