Affordable Housing

Connecticut for Livable Communities

Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging has issued “Connecticut for Livable Communities,” a new report to the state legislature which outlines more than 50 recommendations for communities looking to enhance livability.

Monday, October 21, 2019
Liberty Bank Foundation Approves $263,050 in GRants

MARKETWIDE, CT— The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $263,050 in grants to nonprofit  organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Liberty Bank Foundation Approves $241,500 in Grants

CONNECTICUT -- The Liberty Bank Foundation has approved $241,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving Liberty Bank’s market area and surrounding towns to support programs that will provide early childhood education, affordable housing, and basic human needs.

Friday, February 23, 2018
Nine National Foundations Join to Address Nationwide Housing Instability

WASHINGTON, DC -- Understanding that stable homes provide an important platform for individual success and thriving communities, nine of the nation’s largest private foundations, including The Melville Charitable Trust, have joined forces to create the Funders for Housing and Opportunity collaborative with the goal of ensuring individuals and families across America who spend more than half of their income on rent -- or have no homes at all -- will be able to afford safe, stable rentals in thriving communities. Together, Funders for Housing and Opportunity will commit grant dollars that will be used to catalyze systemic change; $4.9 million has already been committed to four grantees over the next three years.

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