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Proposed 'Fair Share' Would Assess and Allocate Affordable Housing in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut is looking to take a more aggressive role in allocating affordable housing development requirements around the state.

March 21, 2022 - Hartford Courant

Senior Mobility

Opinion: Housing Reforms Critical for Older Americans

Older adults are some of the most vulnerable to threats of eviction and displacement driven by escalating housing costs.

March 3, 2022 - The Darien Times

Interstate 84

Connecticut DOT Announces Five-Year, $6 Billion Capital Investment Plan

The Nutmeg State will spend 64 percent of its capital investments over the next five years on highway and bridge projects.

February 22, 2022 - TransportationToday

Masks for Public Health

CDC Not Yet On Board with Ending Masking Requirements

Blue states have joined red ones in ending masking orders as COVID cases plummet, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sticking to its guidance: where transmission is 'high' or 'substantial,' universal indoor masking is recommended.

February 13, 2022 - Reuters

Weathered stone slabs with the words Juvenile Court Entrance engraved into it.

Minor Defendants: Kids Are Being Named in Evictions

Absurd as it may sound, minor children are sometimes named in eviction filings. If a child’s name makes in onto official court records—especially if those records are public and online—the damage can be irreversible.

November 17, 2021 - Shelterforce Magazine

Hartford Connecticut

A 'Pro-Homes Playbook' for Planning and Land Use Commissioners

Desegregate Connecticut, the organization working for planning and zoning reforms in the Constitution State, recently published a series of "playbooks" intended to spur action at the local level.

October 10, 2021 - Desegregate Connecticut

An image of a bridge in Vermont with a sign in front of it announcing a COVID-19 quarantine order.

Boosters and Breakthroughs in Vermont

The most vaccinated state in the U.S. may tell us where the future of the country is headed in the war against the coronavirus. Could it become a 'pandemic of the vaccinated'?

October 4, 2021 - WPTZ

COVID-19 Pandemic

The Vaccinated Account for 20 Percent of Covid Infections in a Few Hot Spots

All Americans, vaccinated and unvaccinated, are still in this pandemic together.

August 17, 2021 - The Washington Post

Empty Homes

Defining the 'Community' in Community Land Trusts

As community land trusts take root and expand, they face numerous questions on how to stay communally-focused while their geographic scope grows.

July 28, 2021 - Shelterforce

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Northeast Corridor Improvement Plan Would Speed Up Rail Connections

The proposal would fund over 150 projects aimed at improving passenger rail service and speeding up travel times.

July 26, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

New Case Study Posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

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Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.