YOU are what we are all about!

We believe that all people are entitled to live in a safe neighborhoods, void of blight, systemic poverty, and reckless crime, and made it our mission to make that a reality.

We aim to rebuild in New Haven's most underserved communities, developing revitalized communities of choice for residents, opening doors to homeownership, creating job opportunities, and fostering economic development.

If you are currently renting but would like to become a homeowner, contact us today to find out all of the ways we can help you achieve that American dream.

WE'RE NOW ACCEPTION APPLICATIONS for newly fully-rehabilitated homes in New Haven's historic Dixwell neighborhood, near Yale's burgeoning Science Park area. Affordable homeownership with downpayment and closing cost assistance!

Assistance available to help you deal with Winter heating & weatherization
Did you know that HUD, the State of Connecticut and the utility companies all have programs to help you improve your home's efficiency, lower your energy costs, even help you pay your utility bill? more..
CHFA strives to support current homeowners struggling with mortgages
For over 40 years, CHFA has provided Connecticut residents with the means to achieve affordable homeownership. Now, find out how their Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMAP) and CT Fair Alternative Mortgage Lending Initiative & Education Program (CT FAMLIES) provide much needed assistance to homeowners facing hardship and struggling to pay their monthly mortgage bill.  more..

According to a 2005 study by Partnership for Strong Communities, adequate affordable housing is simply inaccessible to the average Connecticut family. Families in 157 out of 175 Connecticut municipalities do not earn enough income to qualify for to purchase a home at the median sales price in their town.

In New Haven, 22% of the population lives below the poverty, earning less than $28,000 per year. 70% of the housing stock is renter-occupied with over 60% of rents over $750 per month.