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HUD Awards Funds for Supportive Housing in CT

23 November 2011

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced funding for three projects in Connecticut Thursday - a total of $11,341,800.

From the Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons With Disabilities program:

  • At Jefferson Commons in New London, The Connection Fund, Inc. will construct 12 units of permanent supportive housing for people with chronic mental illness.  The 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments will be accompanied by a community center and large common room.  HUD provided a $2.3 million capital advance and a three-year rental subsidy of $180,900.

From the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program:

  • In Southington the Mutual Housing Association of South Central CT will develop 40 units of affordable and supportive housing, designed to flexibly meet tenants’ needs as they age in place.  HUD awarded a capital advance of $6.5 million and a three-year rental subsidy of $602,100.
  • In Canaan, The Geer Corporation will add 10 one-bedroom apartments to an existing Section 202 elderly housing development.  A variety of amenities and medical and other services will be available.  HUD provided a capital advance of $1,622,700, and a three-year rental subsidy of $150,600.

To Learn More:
HUD press release
New London Day: HUD awards $2.3 million for disabled housing complex in New London