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Housing Policy Briefs

Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
March 08, 2017
Federal Housing Finance Agency
New FHFA report indicates a 1.5% increase in house price nationally in the fourth quarter of 2016, and a 6.2% increase in a year over year comparison of the fourth quarter of 2015 and 2016.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs
March 01, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
February’s IForum showcased new research and provided insights from the business community regarding the role of housing on economic growth in Connecticut.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, State News
February 27, 2017
CT Department of Housing (DOH)
The Department of Housing (DOH) will provide approximately $25 million to foster the creation and or preservation of affordable multifamily rental housing.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 23, 2017
Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC)
Join the conversation on March 31st as experts discuss how new transit options in Connecticut can connect individuals to employment, education, healthcare, vital services and recreation opportunities.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Homelessness, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 22, 2017
The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC)
PAHRC’s annual report on assisted housing explores how education can serve as a means for many low-income families to increase their chances of becoming self-sufficient.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 22, 2017
National Association of Realtors' (NAR)
A survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors' (NAR) found that although many people want to buy a home, student debt, the cost of housing, and misinformation stand in their way.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 22, 2017
Urban Institute
A report by the Urban Institute examined how public housing authorities (PHAs) use innovative strategies to help their low-income residents move to high-opportunity communities.
Affordable Housing, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 07, 2017
Connecticut REALTORS
CT REALTORS’ December report demonstrates a rise in home sales and sales prices for both single-family homes and condominiums in a year-over-year comparison.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 07, 2017
The Warren Group
The Warren Group’s new report finds that single-family homes, condominiums sales, and median sales prices all rose in December.
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications, State News
February 07, 2017
CoreLogic
A new CoreLogic report demonstrates home prices have increased nationally by 7.2% since December 2015, though Connecticut’s remains behind national trends.