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Housing Policy Briefs

Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Supportive Housing
June 07, 2017
CSH
The Connecticut Balance of State Continuum of Care is requesting housing project ideas from providers to better serve people who are experiencing homelessness.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, State News, Supportive Housing
May 31, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
The 12th Annual Reaching Home Celebration Dinner & Housing Awards on June 15 will celebrate nation-leading progress in the effort to end homelessness in the state of Connecticut.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
May 30, 2017
CT REALTORS
Connecticut REALTORS reports small decreases in both sales prices and sales of single family homes in April.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
May 30, 2017
Trulia
Trulia report shows that nationally rents and for-sale prices are decreasing. In Connecticut, however, the Trulia data show price reductions in for-sale prices lag behind the rest of the country.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
May 30, 2017
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Federal Reserve System Board of Governors released a report analyzing the economic well-being of U.S. households. Among other topics, the report covers housing and household living arrangements.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Supportive Housing
May 18, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
In an Op-Ed, Alicia Woodsby – Executive Director of Partnership for Strong Communities – warns of the threat to Connecticut’s housing programs posed by federal and state fiscal turmoil.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
Federal Housing Finance Authority
FHFA has released a request for input on the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae proposed Underserved Market Plans under the Duty to Serve program. FHFA is accepting public comment until July 10, 2017.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
AARP
AARP factsheet provides basic overview of LIHTC, as well as policy recommendations in support of the creation of affordable housing, particularly for older adults looking to downsize or age in place.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
May 17, 2017
Harvard Professor Matthew Desmond dives into disproportionate tax benefits to homeowners, largely in part due to the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID).
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
May 17, 2017
Urban Institute
The Urban Institute published an interactive map illustrating the percentage of Extremely Low Income (ELI) renter households for county's across the U.S.