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Washington, DC - June 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) announced today that the Waterbury and West Haven Housing Authorities have been awarded HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers. The Waterbury Housing Authority will receive $188,526, and the West Haven Housing Authority will receive $196,470, part of $58,627,081 in housing support for homeless veterans being awarded nationwide
April 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that damage assessment teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in the field beginning Tuesday to examine the aftermath of severe flooding – especially in southeastern Connecticut – that followed heavy rainstorms last week. Additional teams will fan out Wednesday.
December 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) announced today that several agencies throughout Connecticut will receive a total of over $28.7 million to support local homeless assistance programs. The funds were awarded from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Continuum of Care grant program.
Web site provides one-stop shop for families seeking help with heating expenses, furnace upgrades and home weatherization. Hartford, CT - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney (D-New Haven) announced today that the Senate Democrats have released an update to their home-heating assistance Web page to help provide Connecticut families with a convenient location on the Web for information on a wide variety of home-heating assistance programs.
October 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor M. Jodi Rell announced that the state has directed $10.8 million in federal stimulus funds to prevent homeless through a community-based program that provides assistance for rent and utility bills, intervenes during evictions and offers emergency lodging and other services aimed at keeping Connecticut families and individuals from losing their homes.
WASHINGTON, DC - September 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) today praised the release of $7,162,353 in Recovery Act funding to improve living conditions, provide affordable housing and create economic opportunities. These funds were distributed to eight municipalities across the state, as well as to the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development. The grants were released by the federal Department Housing and Urban Development as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
WASHINGTON, DC - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senator Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) today praised the release of $16,960,432 to rapidly find housing...
May 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd, the Chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, today attended President Obama’s signing ceremony for the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, legislation that Dodd sponsored to help prevent foreclosures and increase the availability of credit for consumers and businesses. Dodd was joined at the ceremony by two supporters of the bill from Connecticut: Tony Emerson, the Executive Director of the Credit Union League of Connecticut, and Carol Walter, the Executive Director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness
April 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that the state will receive $64.3 million in federal stimulus funds to greatly expand a statewide program that helps thousands of low-income families reduce energy costs and consumption by weatherizing their homes
Hartford, CT - March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Senate President Donald E. Williams, Jr. (D-Brooklyn) says that as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA of 2009), several public housing authorities in Eastern Connecticut will receive Public Housing Capital Fund Formula Grants.
March 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that the state’s Recovery Working Group unanimously approved nearly $163 million in federal stimulus transportation projects to create jobs on statewide bus and rail projects and enhance pedestrian and bicycle access.
BOSTON, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) awarded $745,000 in grants to fund 57 units of affordable housing in Bridgeport, Meriden, and New London. In all, 25 New England initiatives received more than $16 million in grants, loans, and rate subsidies as part of the Bank's Affordable Housing Program (AHP) to create or preserve 674 rental and ownership units for very low-, low-, and moderate-income individuals and families.
WASHINGTON, DC - Thousands of additional senior citizens and people with disabilities will soon be able to find affordable housing, thanks to more than $633 million in housing assistance announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson today joined Congresswoman Nancy Johnson (CT-5) to make the announcement in New Britain, Connecticut
BOSTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that a Connecticut property management company and several affiliated New Haven owners have agreed to pay a $32,000 fine for failing to inform tenants their apartments may contain lead-based paint. In addition, the landlords agreed to render those units lead safe at a cost of more than $400,000.