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Affordable Housing , Announcements , Community Development , Supportive Housing

Gov. Malloy Announces Approval for 179 New Units of Supportive Housing

23 March 2012

On March 23, CT’s Interagency Committee on Supportive Housing approved funding for the creation of 179 new units of supportive housing in Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, New London, and Waterbury.

The 179 new units of supportive housing will be built by the Bridgeport Neighboring Trust, Inc, Chrysalis Center Inc, Columbus Housing Inc, Connection Fund, Francis Xavier Plaza, Inc and the Housing Authority of the City of Waterbury.

Gov. Malloy stated:
“Supportive housing is a vital component of creating stability and a strong economic base for individuals and families in need of additional support. These housing units give people a chance to build a life that includes family, friends, community and employment.”

CT’s Interagency Committee on Supportive Housing is comprised of representatives from eight state agencies: the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Social Services, the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Branch, and the Office of Policy and Management.  The Corporation for Supportive Housing is also a member, representing the private, nonprofit sector.

For the full press release click here