by Allan Appel | Mar 9, 2014 11:43 am | Comments (2)
It’s hard for Leon Benjamin to find clothes to fit his six-foot-five-inch frame. Saturday he nabbed not only nifty matching blue sweat shirt and sweat pants—as well as a lead on a permanent apartment of his own.
by Paul Bass | Mar 6, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (10)
As a private crew lifted overflowing garbage bags, a long-tailed rodent darted out from under the mess and ran down an alley behind the house.
by Allan Appel | Feb 27, 2014 4:21 pm | Comments (2)
New Haven’s housing authority has decided to help a Montreal developer find the money include subsidized apartments in the $395 million development planned for the New Haven Coliseum site.
by Allan Appel | Feb 21, 2014 8:55 am | Comments (3)
The rebuilding of West Rock’s Rockview public-housing development will go on hold while the housing authority instead rushes to redo the nearby Abraham Ribicoff Cottages instead.
by Gilad Edelman | Feb 18, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (38)
A dilapidated parking garage at the corner of Crown and High is about to undergo a makeover—and a growth spurt.
by Allan Appel | Jan 30, 2014 3:57 pm | Comments (5)
Two-hundred eight-seven single adults. Forty-two families, which breaks down to 64 adults and 79 children.
All those people slept in beds that didn’t belong to them, either in shelters or in transitional housing, on a single evening this week.
by Paul Bass | Jan 24, 2014 9:05 am | Comments (9)
Some of New Haven’s longest-suffering, lied-to and let-down tenants took a bold step: They chose to hope.
by Paul Bass | Jan 23, 2014 6:20 pm | Comments (4)
The director of a New Haven homeless shelter rushed to the hospital emergency room at 1:30 a.m. Thursday—not for a medical problem, but to help deal with an influx of homeless people jamming the waiting area.
by Allan Appel | Jan 23, 2014 3:51 pm | Comments (12)
If 700 new apartments rise as planned on the the grave of the Coliseum site, at least 19 of them will house families with government-subsidized rents.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 20, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (19)
When the city presented a new “vision” for the “Hill-to-Downtown” area—complete with parks and plazas and a reimagined street grid—one landowner raised an objection: Your hypothetical new road runs right through my real property.