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CT Department of Housing Announces Special Round of Affordable Housing Funding

4 January 2019
CT Department of Housing

The Connecticut Department of Housing announced a special round of affordable housing funding available exclusively to projects located in higher opportunity areas. The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is available here. The goal of this NOFA is to foster the creation and/or preservation of affordable multifamily rental housing in high opportunity areas to promote healthy lives, strong and
inclusive communities, and a robust economy. Approximately $20 million is anticipated to be made available. DOH funding under this NOFA may not exceed $6,500,000 per development.

To be eligible for consideration for funding under this NOFA, a project must be located in a census tract identified as Moderate, High, or Very High Opportunity on the DOH Opportunity Map, which is available on the DOH website. The deadline for applications is March 4, 2019.