5 Reasons Why Owning a Home is Better Than Renting

September 18, 2017 Are you one of those people debating if they should continue to rent or should start to think of buying a home? If yes, then read on! For some people, renting could be a better option than… Read more

HDF Receives Grants from Partners and Supporters in Summer 2017

August 30, 2017 This summer, HDF receives grants from our partners and supporters to finance our fist-time homebuyer programs and general operations. HDF is the proud recipient of a $447,000 grant from NeighborWorks America, a $10,000 grant from Webster Bank,… Read more

A Farewell to Our Summer Interns

August 17, 2017 Thanks our interns from FUTURE5 Stamford for a great summer’s worth of work! This year, our three interns Karl Augustin, Jennifer Midi, and Medinard Michel helped us out with the Finance department for almost three months! Thank… Read more

HDF hosted ‘Home In A Day’ Event in Norwich, CT

August 12, 2017 HDF staffs hosted ‘Home In A Day’ event in Norwich, CT. Sponsored by Liberty Bank, Home In A Day provided families with the opportunity to receive a free credit report, to speak to an experienced HDF Homeownership… Read more

First-Time Homebuyers: What Kinds of Mortgages Are There?

Aug 3, 2017 When you’re thinking about buying a home, one of the first questions you might have is what kind of a mortgage to get – or even what types of mortgages there are! At HDF it’s our mission… Read more

HDF Staff Spend the Day Volunteering at The Open Door Shelter!

July 26, 2017 HDF staff participated in NeighborWorks America’s annual NeighborWorks Week, which brings together thousands of NeighborWorks Organizations to support other nonprofit organizations that strive to improve communities across the Country. This year, HDF partnered with the Open Door… Read more

DEBUNKED! Three myths about buying a home

June 1, 2017 Stamford, CT  – Housing Development Fund announced an expanded series of homebuyer education workshops to help consumers debunk three persistent home buying myths. According to research from NeighborWorks America, 90 percent of consumers consider owning a home… Read more

A four-point strategy to revive homeownership

June 22, 2017 It’s not looking good for homeownership these days. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 63.7 percent of households owned their homes at the end of 2016, down from a peak of 69.2 percent in 2004. While there… Read more

2017 Benefit Breakfast

2017 BENEFIT RAISES MORE THAN $60K FOR HOMEOWNERSHIP. May 25, 2017 – Friends and supporters of the Housing Development Fund gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich. This annual event brought together hundreds of community leaders who are connected with… Read more

Adams Gardens Construction Update

Work is continuing on the Adams Gardens development in Greenwich. The project is financed in part by HDF’s Multifamily Lending Program along with the Housing Authority of the City of Greenwich and the First Bank of Greenwich. The development adds… Read more