by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 18, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (4)
Leigh Shields-Church’s “rapid-results” team emerged from a conference room lined with marker-scrawled battle plans with a new strategy and a bold goal: Place nearly all of New Haven’s chronically homeless into apartments of their own, by July 30.
by Paul Bass | Apr 17, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (6)
In New Haven’s quest to reach kids before they shoot each other, the adults plan to start sharing notes.
by Staff | Apr 15, 2014 11:38 am
Starting Tuesday, elderly or disabled renters with low incomes can apply to receive rebates for rent paid in 2013.
by Paul Bass | Apr 7, 2014 2:27 pm | Comments (23)
City Hall heard Torrence Gamble Jr.‘s name last week—one day before someone shot him to death.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 28, 2014 2:11 pm | Comments (3)
State Sen. Gary Holder-Winfield said Friday that he has lost 4 pounds this week and has less energy than usual—the effect of four days of living like someone who relies on public assistance.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 25, 2014 2:20 pm | Comments (24)
In the dairy aisle, Gary Holder-Winfield wanted to buy butter. With only $28 budgeted for the week, he reached instead for the 89-cent margarine.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 19, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (3)
How can New Haven help people dealing with the traumatic effects of gun violence? More mentors, more focus on neighborhoods—and less paperwork.
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 Arielle Levin Becker | Mar 6, 2014 4:13 pm | Comments (2)
Margaret Hagins felt like crying when she learned she’d qualify for Medicaid under the federal health law.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 4, 2014 8:47 am | Comments (12)
After an embarrassing false start, the Harp administration’s prison reentry program has a new chief, a new name—and a new mission directly behind bars.