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Radical Cartography Carla Weil and Brianna Gavigan sat down with Yale’s The New Journal author, Caroline Sydney, and discussed how, why, and what we plot. Here is the final product.

New Haven Independent on Murray Place The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund is proud to have lent to a project that contributes to Fair Haven’s upward trajectory.

Santa Energy energizes affordable housing development with a $150,000 contribution The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund received $150,000 from Santa Energy Corporation to support GNHCLF’s Workforce Housing Program.

Purdue Pharma Gifts Loan Fund The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund (GNHCLF) has received $350,000 from Purdue Pharma, LP to support its Workforce Housing Program, focused on facilitating and funding the creation of affordable and stable housing for individuals and families who live and work in New Haven.

Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund Event on Nov. 8th – the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven“Good Egg” Award Celebration and Night Out – Join more than 200 community leaders for an evening of networking and entertainment, with the special recognition of the works of three Greater New Haven community leaders.

$7,500 operating grant awarded to GNHCLF-NorwalkPlus -9/24/2012 New Haven, CT – Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation recently announced an award of $7,500 in general operating support to the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund (GNHCLF). The funds will help to support GNHCLF’s activities in community lending, and to support foreclosure mitigation services.

Banks Target Housing – Hartford Business Journal, 8/13/2012 A pair of grants from the foundation arms of local banks will enable the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund to increase its efforts in the development of affordable housing and foreclosure counseling outreach.

Foundation awards $15K to New Haven loan fund – Connecticut Plus, 8/10/2012
New Haven, CT – The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, (GNHCLF) announced that it received a $15,000 grant from the Citizens Bank Foundation to support the development of affordable housing and foreclosure counseling outreach.

$7,500 grant awarded to the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund - NorwalkPlus, 8/6/2012 People’s United Community Foundation (PUCF) announced a $7,500 grant to the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund (GNHCLF). The funds will support the organization’s core functions; primarily affordable housing lending, foreclosure outreach and free counseling.

$500,000 State Housing Tax Credit Program Awarded to GNHCLF 7/30/2012 This program will assist GNHCLF finance an estimated 25 to 30 affordable housing units this year. If you are a CT business firm interested in making a charitable contribution to GNHCLF in exchange for a State Housing Tax Credit, please contact Development Officer Darcy Arcand at (203)-789-8690, ext. 127.

$10,000 grant awarded to GNHCLF The United Illuminating Company and Southern Connecticut Gas Corporation announced a $10,000 grant to the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund (GNHCLF) to support the loan programs that serve affordable housing developers, nonprofit organizations and small, local contractors.

Increase in Foreclosures Termed ‘Sobering’ Foreclosure filings in the region rose from 481 in the first quarter of 2011 to 851 in the first quarter of 2012 for an increase of 75 percent. If you or someone you know is threatened with or undergoing foreclosure, here are some resources.

TD Charitable Foundation supports The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, Inc. TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation, recently donated a total of $7,500 to The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund in New Haven County as part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community.

GNHCLF Receives Grant to Create & Sustain Local Jobs! 05/25/2012 The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund, a local community lender, announced today that it has received a $14,500 capital grant from the Create Jobs for USA Fund  managed by Opportunity Finance Network®.

This grant, in addition to the $20,000 grant received in December will help GNHCLF create and sustain jobs in the New Haven Region as part of a national campaign to provide financing to community businesses in underserved areas.

New Haven Independent 11/18/2011
Stake(holders) & Eggs Served 

Congratulations to this year’s “good eggs,” Len Schiraldi, Continuum of Care, and The New Haven Independent. “These individuals and organizations have given their time and gifts to make our community and state stronger, fairer and more humane.”

New Haven Register 11/08/2011
New program will help small, local contractors on New Haven projects
 
Small business & minority contractors struggling to make payroll and cover expenses are getting a helping hand from the city and the Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund.

New Haven Independent 10/25/2011
15 “Tipping Point” Houses Rescued, Rehabbed

Two of 15 houses the city bought and sold to non-profit developers to diminish the effects of the foreclosure crisis, are becoming homes.

New Haven Register 10/25/2011
2 Rehabilitated Fair Haven Homes Gain New Owners
For Troy and Tracey Hie, a new home on Dover Street in Fair Haven is a dream come true. For their neighbors, the transformation of a formerly foreclosed-upon property into a family-occupied home means stability.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy 10/19/2011
A Star Turn for Little-Understood Banking Groups
While the Opportunity Finance Network welcomes a big donation by Starbucks to its member organizations, the network hopes the new partnership will also raise the profile of its members—nonprofit groups that provide banking services in low-income communities.

Commercial Record 9/30/2011
Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund Receives SBLF Capital
Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund has received $525,000 in funding as part of the final wave of funding provided through the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF).

New Haven Register 9/29/2011
Clinics target foreclosure mess in Greater New Haven
The sobering reality that more than 12,000 foreclosure cases were initiated in Greater New Haven since early 2008, has prompted area mayors and selectmen to launch a collective foreclosure prevention program.

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund 9/28/2011
Statement from CDFI Fund Director Gambrell on 51 Certified CDFIs Receiving Over $104 Million in Small Business Lending Fund Awards
The Small Business Lending Fund was created to spur investments in small businesses, a priority of CDFIs across the country.

New Haven Register 9/15/2011
Title: Fund awarded $525,000 to boost lending
The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund was awarded a $525,000 loan through the Small Business Lending Fund to expand lending to nonprofit organizations.

New Haven Register 8/31/2011
Title: New Haven building, special needs tenants to get new life
Continuum of Care, Inc. unveiled newly renovated, supportive housing units at Sheldon Terrace Apartments.

New Haven Independent 12/6/10
Title: Perkins Street No Longer Tipping
The second property recovered through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program is done!

New Haven Register 11/19/10
Title: Activism Focuses on Building Community in New Haven
Building “community” and promoting leadership development as part of stabilizing neighborhoods

New Haven Register
Title: Saving New Haven’s Stevens Street
The impact of Neighborhood Stabilization efforts in one neighborhood through the ROOF Project are highlighted

New Haven Independent
Title: He Saved Her House
Residential Program Director Earl Randall helped New Haven homeowner Alejandra Ortiz when she faced foreclosure.

Middletown Press
Title: “Multifamily Homes In Middletown To Be
Transformed Into Condominiums”
The Loan Fund helped Nehemiah Housing finance 15 new affordable condominiums in Middletown.

New Haven Independent
Title: “Foreclosure Purchase Keeps Tomatoes Alive”
The ROOF Project announces the City’s first purchase of a foreclosed property in a program aimed at stabilizing neighborhoods (9/1/09)

New Haven Independent
Title: “Hannah Gray Comes Home”
GNHCLF celebrates the Ribbon Cutting at the newly renovated Hannah Gray Home, a project that has been with the Loan Fund since 1999. (6/10/09)

New Haven Independent
Title: “Rescue Squad Hunts for Tipping Points”
TD Bank Community Development Breakfast on April 14, 2009 featured representatives from The ROOF Project focusing on neighborhood stabilization with strategic acquistion and redevelopment of vacant, forclosed properties

New Haven Register
Title“It takes a ROOF” 
Nine months into the Real Options, Overcoming Foreclosure project, this article explores the Loan Fund’s efforts to reduce foreclosures and stabilize neighborhoods. (3/22/09)

New Haven Independent
Title: “Community Loan Fund Celebrates Two Decades”
People’s United Bank sponsored a bus tour 10/23/08 of local developments financed over the 20 years the Loan Fund has been serving the community.

New Haven Independent
Title: “Sue the Subprimers?”
TD Bank Breakfast 2/12/08 took a local look at the foreclosure crisis

New Haven Independent
Title: “The Economy of Grand Avenue is Driven By Immigrants”
TD Bank Breakfast featuring Kica Matos on the economic impact of the immigrant population in New Haven

New Haven Independent
Title: “GFOR: GNHCLF’s DECD-backed help for AMIs”
Details of the Gap Financing for Owner-occupied Rehabilation and Code Compliance forgivable loan program that is now in operation

New Haven Independent
Title: “And the Lord Said: “Let There Be Wise Community Development”
Rabbi Peter Stein lead a TD Bank Breakfast on “The Moral Implications of Community Development” (3/07)

New Haven Independent
Title: “You Don’t See Affordable Housing Like This!”
The Loan Fund helps rehabilitate several homes in a Fair Haven neighborhood

New Haven Independent
Title: “St. Luke’s Builds Hope in Dixwell”
St. Luke’s and the Loan Fund break ground on Senior housing

New Haven Independent
Title: “Winters Turns New Haven Green”
Regina Winters presents information on sustainable design in affordable housing at a TD Bank Breakfast