The grant to Canton is one of the 10 awarded to Connecticut towns as an incentive to "incentive housing zones". Incentive housing zones are expressed as residential or mixed-use developments that save a minimum of 20 percent of the units for households earning 80 percent or less of the area income.
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Programs that seek to meet the basic shelter needs of the community by providing temporary shelter for people who are in emergency situations, home improvement programs, housing location assistance and a variety of housing alternatives.
Programs that construct, acquire, renovate, and/or preserve housing for low and moderate income individuals and families. Federal Leased Housing; FMHA 515 Programs; Government Subsidized Housing; Habitat for Humanity Programs; Housing and Urban Development Programs; Housing Authorities; Housing Cooperatives; Housing Rehabilitation; HUD Housing; Inexpensive Housing; Leased Housing; Low to Moderate Cost Housing; Low to Moderate Income Housing; Low-Cost Housing; Low-Cost Housing Auctions; Low-Cost Rental Housing; Low-Income Housing; Mobile Home Parks; Promotion of Affordable Housing (plus General Code ADVOCACY); Public Housing; Public Housing; Rent Subsidies; Rooming Houses; Rooming Houses; Section 202; Section 231; Section 236; Section 8; Section 811, Subsidized Rental Housing; Shared Housing; Single Room Occupancy; SRO Hotels; SRO Housing; Sweat Equity Programs;
Programs that provide supportive services which help people obtain and remain in suitable housing. Housing Search and Information; Housing Search Assistance; Relocation Assistance; Roommate Matching Assistance
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