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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.
NHS New Haven Launches Campaign to Create ‘I (Heart) My Home’ Program
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven (NHS) is excited to announce a new community sustainability project in New Haven called “I (Heart) My Home,” which aims to help residents…
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.
New Haven Experiencing Housing Boom
A housing boom in New Haven. The Elm City is now leading the state in new housing activity this construction season. City officials are proud of the trend, but advocates caution some neighborhoods are being left behind.
$2.57 Million in Grants Will Improve the Health of Long Island Sound
$2 million for 24 grants to Improve the Health and Ecosystem of Long Island Sound in New England…
West River Watershed Raises Its Profile
The West River Greenway is getting a little more advertising in the towns that it meanders through thanks to some new signage \going up in the watershed.
15 Routes Offered To Affordable Housing
Pass an inclusionary zoning ordinance. Be stricter with bad landlords, and celebrate the responsible ones. Ease up on minimum lot area requirements. And regulate short-term rental services like Airbnb.
“Safe Neighborhood” Quest Looks To Year 2
One year after the long-awaited implementation of a $1 million federal grant to make Newhallville a safer place, its governance committee is examining its progress and on the hunt for a new project manager.
Habitat Houses Get LCI Board OK
Two city land sales got the green light from the Livable City Initiative (LCI) board, while a third one remains on hold. That happened at a special meeting of the city neighborhood agency’s…
Watchdogs To Newhaville: Keep The Byrne
Newhallville is on the path to safe neighborhood success; it just has to keep doing what it’s doing and hold “partners” accountable. That charge and the challenge came from a watchdog…
Conservation Work on Long Island Sound Set to Continue in 2019
Audubon Connecticut announced that two generous grants have been awarded to advance their Urban Oases program, which is part of their state-wide Bird-Friendly Communities initiative that works to…
New Haven housing task force wants big changes
NEW HAVEN — The Room for All report is attracting support as the basis for many elements that, if changed, could boost the number of affordable housing options in the…
Empty Lots May Hold Housing Key
One way to address the city’s affordable housing crisis: Look no further than that empty lot next door. Legal Aid Attorney Liam Brennan made…
New Haven looks to address lack of affordable housing in city, area
NEW HAVEN — A task force on affordable housing Wednesday gave a broad outline on zoning and land use changes, additional staffing needs
Roots Planted In Newhallville
Andres Concha-Brito spends his days installing carpets in Fairfield County mansions. Anneisha Haye spends her days overseeing housekeeping at a Whalley Avenue hotel.