housing

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

Fred Bever / Maine Public

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.  

Chuck Burton / AP

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.

Courtesy of Connecticut Coalition Against Crumbling Basements

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy wants to create a state loan program to help thousands of homeowners in northeastern Connecticut who are dealing with crumbling concrete foundations.

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