On June 6, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded over $50 million in housing counseling grants to national, regional, and local organizations to assist families and individuals with their housing needs. Various studies have concluded that housing counseling improves outcomes for homeowners, homebuyers, and renters, as well as help families avoid foreclosure.
Connecticut recipients of the grant funding include the Community Renewal Team (CRT) of Hartford and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) of Rocky Hill. The agencies selected to receive the grant funding offer a range of services, including but not limited to: permanent supportive housing, homebuying training, transitional housing services, eviction and foreclosure preventions, and financial literacy training.
Click here to read HUD’s press release.