housing

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Findings by the research group Long Island Index say the plan to transform the area near Nassau Coliseum into a strong economic hub are outdated and lack adequate housing.

Besides the renovated Coliseum and entertainment center, the Hub, as proposed, would create office space for healthcare and technology industries.

Ann Golob, director for Long Island Index, says there isn’t enough room for multi-family housing.

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Connecticut lawmakers have overridden Governor Dannel Malloy's veto of a bill that updates a longstanding affordable housing law.

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A new type of energy-efficient construction is drawing attention in the U.S. It’s called “passive housing” – residences built to achieve ultra-low energy use. It’s so efficient that developers can eliminate central heating systems altogether.

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Many of Connecticut’s largest cities have been ranked among the worst places in the country for first-time homeowners due to high costs and lack of amenities.  

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It's been nearly nine years since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac got into financial trouble and had to be placed in conservatorship. The mortgage giants needed a cash infusion of $188 billion, and they got it from the U.S. Treasury.

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