Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today announced the West Haven and Naugatuck fire departments have been awarded federal grants for $314,404 and $89,019, respectively. West Haven will use their grant for fire officer training and Naugatuck will use theirs for firefighter breathing equipment.
CONNECTICUT DELEGATION, MALLOY ANNOUNCE THAT CONNECTICUT IS FIRST STATE IN AMERICA TO END CHRONIC...
The Connecticut delegation and Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the State of Connecticut has been designated by the federal government as being the first state in the nation to have ended chronic homelessness among veterans.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Evonne M. Klein today announced that the State of Connecticut is awarding $17,960,000 in loans and grants to help fund ten affordable housing developments in the State Sponsored Housing Portfolio.
The Authority is requesting Proposals (the “RFP”) from qualified municipal housing bond underwriters, investment bankers or institutions (the “Firms”) to serve as senior manager(s), co-manager(s) and/or selling group member(s) in connection with the issuance or placement of various series of single family and multifamily bonds, debt, certificate or instrument, purchase and sale of securities including but not limited to, mortgage-backed securities for the benefit of its mission.
Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MATTHEW GOLDREICH, 46, of East Lyme, pleaded guilty today in New Haven federal court to a false advertising offense stemming from his production and dissemination of false advertisements for mortgage modification services.
Commissioner Evonne M. Klein today announced that the Department of Housing is allocating an additional 50 Rental Assistance Program (RAP) certificates for homeless veterans. The Department previously set-aside 50 RAP certificates for exclusive veteran use, and this announcement marks a total state investment of 100 vouchers toward Governor Malloy’s goal of ending homelessness among veterans in Connecticut by the end of 2015.
Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s final version of America’s Clean Power Plan
Blumenthal Unveils New Legislation to Increase Efforts, Improve Programs Dedicated to Reducing Veteran Homelessness
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (SVAC), announced legislation that he is leading to increase safe and affordable housing for veterans by improving and expanding upon VA’s programs to prevent and end homelessness among veterans.
At 1 p.m. Friday, July 31 at Harkness House for homeless veterans in New Haven, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) will announce new legislation to combat veteran homelessness. The Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015 would modernize and strengthen existing Department of Veterans Affairs’ housing programs for homeless and at-risk veterans—increasing access to safe, affordable and permanent housing options
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) successfully sold $116 million of the 2015 Subseries C-1 and C-2 fixed-rate bonds on Wednesday, July 22. CHFA received over $266 million of orders for the bonds, proceeds from the sale of the bonds will be used to finance the Authority’s single-family mortgage program. The remaining $45 million in variable-rate bonds, for a total issue of $161 million in bonds, will be sold by the August 6, 2015 closing.
Connecticut Voters Express Strong Support for More Federal Funding to Increase Affordable Housing to...
the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and the Connecticut Housing Coalition, a NLIHC state partnerouH, released the findings of a state-wide public opinion poll that measured Connecticut registered voter support for changing the mortgage interest deduction, addressing homelessness, and creating more affordable housing. A majority of registered Connecticut voters surveyed expressed support for increasing federal funding for affordable housing to address homelessness; about half stated that Connecticut has not developed an adequate range of housing choices to meet the needs of all people in the state. Approximately half of participating Connecticut voters also expressed support for
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (CT-5), a member of the New Democrat Coalition and the U.S. House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, sent a letter to Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi calling for a permanent solution to funding the Highway Trust Fund. The letter was also endorsed by New Democrat Coalition Members Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Ed Perlmutter (CO-7), John Carney (DE At Large District), and John Delaney (MD-6).
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) hosted Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09), Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, in Connecticut's First District to highlight the need for investment in the area's bridges, roads, and transit systems. They began the day at Coltsville for an overview of the eroding dykes and levies along the Connecticut River before traveling to Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford to address access and egress to the expanding campus. Finally, they concluded at Union Station for a brief discussion and press conference on high speed rail and long-term infrastructure.
Rego Realty Corp. and six associated property-owning companies, and one individual, will pay a penalty to settle EPA claims that they failed to follow federal lead-based paint disclosure requirements when renting nineteen housing units in Hartford, Conn
Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) hosted Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09), Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, in Connecticut's First District to highlight the need for investment in the area's bridges, roads, and transit systems. They began the day at Coltsville for an overview of the eroding dykes and levies along the Connecticut River before traveling to Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford to address access and egress to the expanding campus