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Housing Authority Preps For Shrinking Budget

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 24, 2015 9:56 am | Comments (26)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Executive Director Karen DuBois-Walton had her contract extended with no pay increase, and other employees are being offered early-retirement incentives, as the city’s housing authority braces for a $7 million reduction in funding and a more restraining hand from the federal government on how it manages its programs.

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Neighborhoods Get Housing Boost From State

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 19, 2015 5:20 pm | Comments (12)

Markeshia Ricks Photo If you’ve ever been stopped at the long light at the intersection of Winchester and Bassett in Newhallville, you likely noticed a yellow house that was once so blighted that it hurt to look at it.

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City’s Homeless Strategy Overhauled

by Paul Bass | Jul 17, 2015 3:49 pm | Comments (11)

Paul Bass Photo City Hall has changed the way it pays to help house the homeless — cutting $129,725 from the money it gives one agency, while enlisting three other agencies to try new ideas.

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During Soup Kitchen Hiatus, J-Hop & City Fill The Gap

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 16, 2015 1:49 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Stanley Densmore said he knows homeless people who don’t feel comfortable with the long lines and crowds at soup kitchens, who are more likely to show up when the city is handing out food on the Green.

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Up From Homelessness

by Staff | Jul 2, 2015 2:49 pm | Comments (2)

As New Haven enters a new phase of tackling homelessness, three people on the front lines charted the way.

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Welcome To Winchester Ave. $3K A Month, Please

by Paul Bass | Jun 25, 2015 5:53 pm | Comments (36)

Paul Bass Photo No, this isn’t Brooklyn.

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Delayed Dwight Gardens Rescue Set To Resume

by Paul Bass | Jun 15, 2015 7:54 am | Comments (2)

Paul Bass Photo From the street, the rescue of Dwight Gardens appears as stalled as ever. Inside New Haven’s Building Department, it has the green light, finally, to restart.

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Kym Comes Back To Lilac

by David Sepulveda | Jun 14, 2015 8:21 pm | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Flanked by her two sons, Jabril and Nasrullah Bell, Kym McKoy stood on the porch of her gleaming new home on Lilac Street in Newhallville, preparing to cut a ceremonial ribbon before a large crowd that had just toured the home.

“I left Newhallville 25 years ago, and I decided to come back,” she said. “Not because my mother lives next door, but because I wanted to come back.”

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Architect Couple, Institute Library Snag Awards

by Allan Appel | May 27, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Count ‘em: 40 wooden exterior windows on an 1895 house — forget new aluminum ones and the ugly sash running across them — have been lovingly restored.

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Our Wealth, Poverty Extremes Top Other States’

by Mary Buchanan & Mark Abraham | May 22, 2015 12:02 pm | Comments (9)

A working paper from the University of Minnesota takes a new approach in explaining rising levels of neighborhood inequality by highlighting the relative isolation of affluent, white households in 15 major metropolitan areas throughout the United States.

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