by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 15, 2014 8:09 am | Comments (5)
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy boarded the Q bus at Chapel Street and immediately encountered the “trifecta” of constituent challenges — employment, education, and housing.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 9, 2014 8:23 am | Comments (2)
As a construction deadline passed, the Board of Alders gave Carabetta Enterprises an extra 18 months to break ground on a 399-apartment addition to its senior housing complex.
by Paul Bass | Apr 4, 2014 5:30 pm | Comments (2)
Zonah means “prostitute” in Hebrew. It accrued a second meaning in New Haven poverty real-estate scamming: “Name of fictional tenant on a fake lease created to fool the bank.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 3, 2014 12:11 pm | Comments (1)
After the housing crash, taxpayers never got to see banking execs put on trial, to hold them accountable for tanking the economy and plunging the economy into recession — until now.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 2, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (2)
Inspired by late-night infomercials, corrections officer Jacques Kelly wanted to become a real estate mogul by picking up rundown properties in New Haven. He was uneducated. Naive.
by Paul Bass | Mar 28, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (40)
A developer who repeatedly broke a land deal with the city came looking for a bailout—and a chance to grab a six-figure profit that might have otherwise gone to taxpayers.
That “compromise” sounded good to City Hall and to a new elected official named Aaron Greenberg.
by Paul Bass | Mar 27, 2014 3:17 pm | Comments (4)
The confessed mastermind of a massive mortgage-fraud ring has started amassing a new poverty real-estate empire—before he even goes to prison.
by Lucy Gellman | Mar 27, 2014 8:13 am | Comments (28)
Silt-covered floors layered with rough wood beams and hail-sized chunks of concrete. Wires dropping and curling overhead like slender garden snakes. Two sinks, back to back, lying on the dusty floor of a would-be study.
by Staff | Mar 26, 2014 4:18 pm | Comments (10)
Call Karen DuBois-Walton “influential”—as in one of the country’s “25 influential black women in business.”
by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2014 12:53 pm | Comments (2)
You think you’re tired of shoveling?