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NHS of New Haven in the New York Times

New Homeowner Puts The Neighbor In Hood

Tamika Baines dreamed of owning her own home — then shed tears of joy as she realized that dream at a renovated former blighted property in Newhallville…Baines has purchased on West Hazel Street with the help of nonprofit Neighborhood Housing Service.

NHS of New Haven in the New York Times

New Haven, Conn.: More Than Just Academics and Mozzarella

…a nonprofit that rehabs and sells distressed properties at low prices to buyers with qualifying incomes. The group, which has turned around some 300 houses since 1979, can seem to be reshaping whole blocks…

NHS of New Haven's HOC works with Housing Authority of New Haven to administer emergency rental assistance

UP CLOSE | Buried in an “avalanche of goodness” | How emergency housing relief during the pandemic left out New Haven’s most vulnerable

How emergency housing relief during the pandemic left out New Haven’s most vulnerable…

NHS New Haven has been a long-time partner of the city and LCI

City proposes investing $10 million into new “I’m Home” housing support program

With a dedicated budget of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan, or ARP, funding, the city’s newly announced “I’m Home” initiative is intended to make homeownership and rental housing more affordable in New Haven…

NHS of New Haven assists CT renters and landlords impacted by COVID-19

‘I Heart My Home’ Program Offers Energy Coaching For Hartford Residents

Along with this week’s cold spell, comes the brand new program called “I Heart My Home.” It teaches people how to give their living space some love by improving its energy efficiency…

NHS of New Haven assists CT renters and landlords impacted by COVID-19

The price of energy is going up in CT. Could it have been avoided?

…Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven has been doing gut rehabilitations of dilapidated houses locally for 42 years. The work typically goes beyond code and includes energy efficiency measures. ..

NHS of New Haven assists CT renters and landlords impacted by COVID-19

Connecticut renters, landlords being assisted by $450M of federal money

In New Haven, one of the key cogs in the wheel is the Neighborhood Housing Services Organization of New Haven. A young mother, who has been unemployed for a couple of months, asked that we conceal her identity.

NHS of New Haven administers COVID rental assistance program UniteCT

New Haven, CT officials note assistance options as nationwide eviction moratorium ends

…suggested that those concerned about paying rent reach out to service agencies such as Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven…

NHS of New Haven joins Community in Garden Healing

After Homicide, Hill Gardeners Heal

Truman Street grew just a little bit greener Friday — as neighbors gathered to weed out the trauma from a recent homicide on the block, and plant new life. That was the scene at the community garden at the corner of Truman Street and Clover Place in the Hill.

Housing: Is it a Human Right?

Tenant Hopes Rest On New State Lifeline

Unemployed and undocumented, Sandra Lopez keeps falling further behind on rent as the state assistance she received last fall has long since run out…

Housing: Is it a Human Right?

Housing Advocates Press for Added Funding as Aid Program Relaunches

The Connecticut Department of Housing is once again accepting applications for a program that offers up to $4,000 in rental assistance to individuals who have suffered economically from the effects of the coronavirus.

Housing: Is it a Human Right?

Arlevia Samuel looks to create “housing for all” as Livable City Initiative director

New Haven has a new director for its Livable City Initiative…James Paley, executive director of local non-profit Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, told the news he’s eager to begin working with Samuel…

5 City Sales Seek Affordable Homebuyers

The city plans to sell four vacant lots and one blighted, empty house to a trio of local affordable housing developers, who plan to build five new owner-occupied homes in Newhallville, Beaver Hills, and Fair Haven.

Day of Service Helps Hill Family

On Sunday evening Yousufu received a last-minute call from Stephen Cremin-Endes, NHS director of community building & organizing, who offered to lend a helping hand from the nonprofit housing builder and Milone & MacBroom civil engineers and landscape architects….

Yale’s Dwight Hall to honor Neighborhood Housing Services

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven has been chosen for the 2019 Community Partner Award by Dwight Hall students and staff, according to a release.

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