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“Ghost House” Might Become “Host House”

by Allan Appel | Apr 10, 2017 5:10 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo The “ghost house” of Fair Haven Heights, a long empty 1830s potential Greek Revival gem,  is on track to becoming a host house, a restored historic structure that will shelter a young, working New Haven family through the labors of love and finance of Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven.

Yet others like it may well meet the wrecking ball if Community Development Block Grants (DCBG) and similar federal funds that support Habitat are eliminated, as currently called for in the President Trump’s proposed budget.

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