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Connecticut LISC Has New Executive Director

A community investment group that has driven more than $420 million into Connecticut communities, has named a new executive director to lead its expanding economic development agenda and drive new capital into housing, businesses and jobs across the state. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced today that James P. Horan will lead LISC’s ...

10.16.2018 -

Housing inequality can be both cause and effect of poverty in wealthy CT

This is the fourth article in an occasional series exploring wealth and income inequality in Connecticut and its impact on a state struggling to cope with massive debt.

10.09.2018 -

Hartford Cleans Up Blighted Properties

Hartford’s blight remediation efforts have led to 147 properties being fixed up since last summer as part of a renewed push to address the scourge of battered and abandoned buildings dotting city streets. Another 200-plus properties remain on the city’s initial to-do list, a mix of vacant buildings, empty trash-strewn lots, and residential ...