Yearly Archives: 2015

CHFA plans to sell $161 million in Tax Exempt Bonds to finance single family...

The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) plans to offer $161 million in Tax Exempt Bonds next Wednesday July 22, 2015. Proceeds from the sale of these bonds will be used to finance the Authority’s single-family mortgage program

Gov. Malloy Announces $7 Million in Grants for Brownfield Redevelopment in 12 Communities Throughout...

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will award $7 million to 12 brownfield redevelopment and assessment projects across the state, including $5.4 million to four remediation and redevelopment projects and $1.5 million to eight projects for assessment and investigation. Together, the projects will help clean up and assess a total of 462 acres of commercial, industrial and municipal properties


U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (D-5) today applauded the selection of Meriden by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as one of 27 ConnectHome communities nationwide establishing new partnerships to expand broadband access to low-income families

Bartolomeo Announces Brownfield Redevelopment Grant for Downtown Meriden

Senator Danté Bartolomeo (D-Meriden) joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy in announcing that the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will award a grant for the remediation and redevelopment of a blighted site in downtown Meriden. The $1,725,000 grant will be used to rehabilitate the former Record-Journal building at 11 Crown Street.

Gov. Malloy Announces Award Recipients for Competitive Affordable Homeownership Funding Round

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Evonne M. Klein today announced that 17 applications have been selected for funding under the department's Affordable Homeownership round.  The $30 million in funding will create homeownership opportunities for eligible individuals and families across the state

CHFA Offers Military Homeownership Programs to Thank Those Who Serve

Rocky Hill, Conn., July 2, 2015 – In appreciation and recognition for the service of Connecticut military families, CHFA has two programs designed to help the men and women who serve, and their families, realize the dream of owning their first home

CHFA Selects New Executive Director

The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to appoint Karl. F. Kilduff of Trumbull, CT as its new Executive Director. The board recently completed its national search for a new agency head.


U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Congressman Jim Himes (D-4) today announced $2.4 million in grant funds awarded to The WorkPlace of Bridgeport, which will be used towards improving opportunities for adults and youths who have been involved in the criminal justice system. The WorkPlace is an organization that is geared towards strengthening and developing the Connecticut workforce.

May Shows Rise in Single-Family Home Sales

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 3.7 percent comparing May 2015 to May 2014. The median sales price of $262,000 represents a 0.4 percent decrease from $263,000 in that same time period. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Total units of homes sold were 2,721 in April 2015 and 2,624 in April 2014

Gov. Malloy: State Homelessness Dropping Due to Rapid Results Efforts

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today praised the efforts of rapid results teams from across the state who participated in 100-day challenges to end homelessness in five different regions of Connecticut. The reductions are part of the state's efforts to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015 and chronically homeless individuals by the end of 2016

Ahead of EPW Markup of Surface Transportation Bill, Blumenthal Urges Long-Term, Robust Infrastructure Investment

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) urged his colleagues on the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) to ensure there is a long-term, robust commitment to infrastructure investment in the surface transportation bill, which the committee is planning to mark up on Wednesday. In a letter to Chairman James Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Ranking Member Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Blumenthal cited the dire state of America’s crumbling roads and bridges and the urgent need to prioritize long-term infrastructure funding

Blumenthal, Bipartisan Coalition Introduce Bill to Establish Infrastructure Finance Authority

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) joined a bipartisan coalition of eleven Senators in introducing legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority to help states and localities better leverage private funds to build and maintain the nation’s outdated infrastructure. The Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment (BRIDGE) Act helps to address the nation’s alarming investment shortfall in maintaining and improving our transportation network, water and wastewater systems and energy infrastructure


The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) received an award and has been nominated for a national award for two programs that focus on small-scale affordable multifamily rental housing developments. The Connecticut Main Street Center was awarded the Jack Shannahan Prize for Public Service to CHFA for its “Come Home to Downtown” program.

Connecticut Mayors Gather to Praise State Budget Aid

Eleven mayors from Connecticut cities and towns representing nearly one million state residents gathered in Hartford today to praise the state budget passed last week by Democrats in the General Assembly, saying it provides essential public school aid while increasing PILOT payments and cutting one of the most burdensome taxes in the state: the local property tax

Public Hearing for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Qualified Allocation Plan

The public is hereby notified that public comments will be accepted concerning proposed amendments to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Qualified Action Plan of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA).


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