by Paul Bass | Mar 31, 2015 3:01 pm
The foreclosure crisis has receded from the headlines, but it remains real for tens of thousands of Connecticut families—who should check into a lifeline that Willona Ferguson caught.
by Staff | Mar 25, 2015 12:18 pm
Kids are turning in their report cards not just to their parents, but to the management of their public-housing complexes.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 17, 2015 3:12 pm | Comments (5)
A developer who was the lone bidder on a long vacant church in the Dixwell neighborhood has received final approval to purchase the property and pay about $10,500 less than he offered for it.
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 12, 2015 12:36 pm | Comments (46)
East Rock neighbors stalled developers’ plans to put five three-story townhouses on Anderson Street, claiming the townhouses would block their light and deny them privacy.
by Paul Bass | Mar 9, 2015 2:07 pm | Comments (8)
The Harp administration put out an annual call for bidders to help house the homeless — with a caveat that they also help link people to jobs and health care.
The call came in the form of a request for proposals (RFP) for $1 million in total city contracts for emergency shelter services for individuals and families this coming year.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 25, 2015 3:04 pm | Comments (12)
Close to 300 new apartments planned for Wooster Square won’t significantly increase car traffic—and the project will actually bolster safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians, its engineer argued.
by Paul Bass | Feb 20, 2015 4:08 pm | Comments (2)
The city has paid back $82,919 and changed the way it reports block-grant spending to the federal government in response to a critical audit.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2015 2:24 pm | Comments (28)
Thanks to a vote at City Hall this week, a one-time problem bar has moved closer to becoming a bakery-coffee shop with new apartments beside it at a section of Dixwell in transition.
by Ike Swetlitz | Feb 19, 2015 7:01 pm | Comments (3)
Forty-nine homeless people were found on New Haven’s streets Wednesday night. Two were keeping warm in the emergency room waiting room at Yale-New Haven Hospital—until volunteers found them and got them rides to a shelter and warming center.
by Paul Bass | Feb 11, 2015 10:16 am | Comments (18)
A host of downtown leaders came out publicly for Yale’s request for zoning help to erect a new six-story building on a parking lot—but their words never got into the record.