HDF’s Joan Carty Featured in Associated Press Article

HDF’s Joan Carty was delighted to be interviewed for an Associated Press feature story discussing the influx of homebuyers from NYC to Fairfield County and the impact on the area’s housing market. To read the full article, visit HERE. To… Read more

UHAB Joins HDF and CT Green Bank with $500K to Support Seabury Coop Development

HDF partners with CT Green Bank and UHAB to finance energy efficient and healthy/safety pre-development improvements. The Housing Development Fund (HDF) is proud to announce that the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB) will be providing our latest energy efficiency housing… Read more

Director of Innovation speaks at PSC Housing Panel

Elyse Pitts discussed on-the-ground strategies to tackle the Missing Middle Housing Crisis Ever wondered about Connecticut’s Missing Middle in housing stock? HDF’s very own Director of Innovation, Elyse Pitts, was part of a Partnership for Strong Communities panel discussion yesterday… Read more

NeighborWorks America Volunteer event

May 30th, 2018 Save the date! HDF will volunteer at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center during the NeighborWorks week on June 6th this year. The nature center hopes that we can help painting the bridge near the otter pond… Read more

Top 6 Reasons Why Owning a House Can Make You Become Healthier

October 6, 2017 Have you ever wondered if owning a house could make you become healthier? It sounds unrelated, right? But we think that there’re a number of reasons why home ownership and health are related. Below are our top… Read more

HDF Hosted An Outreach Event at Children’s Learning Centers in Stamford

September 26, 2017 HDF hosted an outreach event to potential first-time homebuyers at Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County in Stamford, CT on September 19-21, 2017 to increase awareness about our downpayment and closing cost assistance programs. Children’s Learning Centers… 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

Mayor Joins HDF Kick-Off at HOME IN A DAY Event

Mayor Mark Boughton to Join HDF at Kick-Off of HOME IN A DAY Event on July 18th at Western Connecticut State University DANBURY, CT – On Friday, July 18th the Housing Development Fund (HDF) will host a one-day event called… Read more

What Does Home Mean to You: Danbury Students Answer in Essay Competition

Danbury Students Win Essay Competition Answering the Question, “What Does Home Mean to You?” DANBURY, CT –  This year, in celebration of its 25th Anniversary, the Housing Development Fund (HDF) held an Art & Essay Competition that invited elementary to… Read more