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Home Buying Resources

If you are searching for a home, we have collected some resources that may be a useful starting point. And if you’re in the CT Shoreline area, here’s a free home buyer’s seminar offered by Guilford Savings Bank in Branford, Saturday March 18. home buyer

USDA Property & Income Eligibility Web Site
Learn more about USDA home loan programs and eligibility guidelines, and how to apply for a USDA loan.

CT Housing Finance Authority
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) works with private developers, other Connecticut agencies, local Housing Authorities and Connecticut communities to create affordable housing options that address the needs of families and individuals with limited financial means.

CT 2-1-1
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need, including home purchase counseling. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

HOMEConnecticut–The Campaign for Affordable Housing

The median home price in Connecticut is upwards of $300,000, which equates to an income needed of $100,000, according to “HOMEConnecticut” a video produced by the Partnership for Strong Communities. With sky-rocketing home prices “skilled workers, young people just starting out, and even the elderly are finding it very difficult to… find an appropriate home… Continue Reading

Thank You For Your Support in 2016

HOPE Partnership would like to thank our supporters for their generous contributions in 2016. Your donations, support, and sponsorship provides the funding for HOPE to continue to advocate for affordable housing and to make a real difference in our shoreline community. We are grateful to: Continue Reading

HOPE News: A Quarterly Update

The end of year has been a busy time here at HOPE Partnership. We’d like to fill you in on what we’ve been up to. Our team has been working diligently with a property owner in Old Lyme and we have come to an agreement. We hope to have an announcement on a development in… Continue Reading

Giving Tuesday — Declare A Better World

On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, HOPE Partnership is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Last year, more than 45,000 organizations in 71 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours, and activities that bring about real change in… Continue Reading

Save the Date! Thursday, September 15th, 2016

WRITTEN BY DALE WASSERMAN – MUSIC BY MITCH LEIGH – LYRICS BY JOE DARION One of the world’s most popular musicals, Man of La Mancha, the “Impossible Dream” musical, is based on Cervantes’ masterpiece Don Quixote, and tells of the adventures of a mad, aging nobleman who embarrasses his respectable family by his adventures. At times both… Continue Reading

HOPE Partnership Welcomes New Board Members

The Board of Directors of HOPE Partnership elected two new members at their February meeting.  Joining the Board are Larry Freundlich and Greg Thompson.   Larry has had an extensive career in social services including serving in the past as the Director of Old Saybrook Youth and Family Services for 29 years.  He currently has… Continue Reading

Local Harmony Recital Series Proceeds Given to HOPE Partnership

Local Harmony Recital Series Proceeds Given to HOPE Partnership

Local Harmony Recital Series Generously Donates Proceeds HOPE Partnership was the beneficiary of the proceeds at the Local Harmony Recital Series at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Centerbrook this past Sunday. Local Harmony hosts a few concerts each year to benefit local non-profit organizations. We were proud to be honored by this talented group of musicians.… Continue Reading

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