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HUD Unveils Plan To Increase Rent On Millions Receiving Federal Housing Assistance

by | April 26, 2018

HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants Americans living on housing assistance to put more of their income toward rent and he wants to give public housing authorities the ability to impose work requirements on tenants.

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Report: Chronic Homelessness Down 50 Percent in Connecticut

by | December 14, 2017

Connecticut is making significant progress toward ending chronic homelessness.

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How Trump’s Cuts To Community Development Could Affect One Connecticut City

by | March 21, 2017

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal plans to zero out funding for something called Community Development Block Grants — money that goes from the federal government to states and municipalities to use as they see fit.

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How Will Connecticut’s Budget Crisis Affect Efforts to End Homelessness?

by | May 24, 2016

Advocates worry that recent cuts threaten the Connecticut’s position as a national leader in ending homelessness.

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