News Round-Up: The Way Forward

Last week’s Connecticut Mirror describes a “new way forward” for affordable housing in Hartford: a mixed-income development that achieves historic preservation goals. With a housing wage of $23.37 per hour, Connecticut needs this kind of success so low income people can live in safe, decent homes in that state.

Meanwhile, in Scranton, the trend of decreasing CDBG funding is threatening the city’s ability to rebuild infrastructure and serve low and moderate income people. Advocates acknowledge that cuts could have been a lot deeper this year, but lawmakers seem to have listened to their pleas.

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