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Will Our Bubble Burst?

by Duo Dickinson | Oct 8, 2015 12:16 pm

With over 1,000 new apartments moving on line in a couple of years, most well over $2,000 a month in rent, will supply drown demand and pop New Have’s wee rental housing bubble?

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Developer, City Plan Clash On W. Rock Plan

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 7, 2015 7:45 am | Comments (8)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The developer interrupted the city staffer weighing in on his long-stalled project.

“I don’t know if you know how to read drawings or not,” Larry Waldorf declared. “But that is not ... that is not…”

“Excuse me. I have over 20 years of experience as a professional landscape architect,” City Plan staffer Anne Hartjen shot back. “I know how to read drawings. Thank you very much.”

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City Seeks Homeless Overflow Shelter For Winter

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2015 4:21 pm | Comments (20)

Markeshia Ricks Photo City officials are considering three alternative spaces for homeless people looking to get out of the cold this winter—since the basement used for years is no longer available.

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Venezuelan-Born Builder Aims For Middle

by Paul Bass | Oct 5, 2015 1:55 pm | Comments (18)

Markeshia Ricks Photo When the ribbon was cut on new apartments and a bakery/coffeehouse at a transitional Dixwell crossroads, the man holding the scissors was largely unkown to the public eye—but increasingly familiar to tenants around town.

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Mixed Signals For Church St. South Families

by Paul Bass | Oct 1, 2015 12:42 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photo Two days after families at Church Street South received mixed signals about whether they’ll be able to move—and when—officials sought to reassure the public that plans are in place. Or will be soon.

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Few New Details For Left Behind Tenants

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 29, 2015 12:14 am | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Families who have been, or will be, displaced from Church Street South for health reasons will be moved first, and then everybody else.

Officials don’t know how long it will take to get the 200-plus families moved out who are still living in the apartment complex, but when they leave, they won’t be coming back. And the entire complex will be demolished.

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HUD: Help’s Here. Details To Follow

by Paul Bass & Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2015 11:37 pm | Comments (10)

Allan Appel Photo Paul Bass Photo The previously faceless officials determining the fates of 288 families from the crumbling Church Street South apartment complex showed up in person Thursday night to declare that safe new housing is on the way, though key details remained sketchy.

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200 Apartments Identified For Church Street South Families

by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2015 5:18 pm | Comments (4)

The word got out fast—New Haven’s clearing out the Church Street South apartment complex. And landlords lined up to offer tenants new homes.

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New Church St. South Woe: School Bus Stops

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 18, 2015 1:57 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Yomaly Rivera has to hustle to get three of her kids to the bus stop 1.5 miles away from where she now temporarily lives, before driving a fourth to pre-K and then heading to work.

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Church Street South Getting Cleared Out

by Paul Bass & Aliyya Swaby | Sep 16, 2015 4:15 pm | Comments (18)

Paul Bass Photo Aliyya Swaby photo A community that existed for nearly a half-century will soon disappear, as officials announced plans Wednesday to move all families out of the Church Street South housing complex and probably demolish it.

For tenants like Pablo Batista, that can’t happen soon enough.

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Address: 1945 Chapel St New Haven, CT 06515, USA
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Oct 8, 2015 8:05 pm
Address: 104 John W Murphy Dr New Haven, Connecticut
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