housing

Caroline Lester

At 130,000 residents, New Haven, Connecticut is a small city, which makes its recent building boom especially notable. Over half-a-dozen luxury apartments have been built in under a decade, with more to come. Until now, the apartments were built on parking lots or old commercial space. But with the renovation of an old downtown hotel, New Haven will trade in affordable housing for high-end visitors.

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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority of the City of Bridgeport.

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Bridgeport is set to officially open its Puerto Rico Relief Center this Wednesday.

Rosa Correa, coordinator for the center, says, “We’re already open but officially open on the 1st of November, and this will be a clearinghouse for resources to be disseminated throughout the community.    

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The number of Long Island homeowners that are “underwater,” that owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth, has reached an eight-year low.

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group Long Island Index say the plan to transform the area near Nassau Coliseum into a strong economic hub are outdated and lack adequate housing.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