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Governor Malloy Announced $1 Million Grant for LEAP

Gov. Malloy Announces $1 Million Grant for Landlord Entrepreneur and Affordability Program(LEAP)

Gov. Malloy Announces $1 Million Grant for Landlord Entrepreneur and Affordability Program (LEAP) May 22, 2013 HARTFORD, CT — Governor Dannel P. Malloy today joined Department of Housing Commissioner Evonne Klein, Mayor John DeStefano Jr., and state and local officials, to announce $13.8 million in grants to fund 11 affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization programs throughout the state. This included a $1 million grant to fund HDF’s Landlord Entrepreneur and Affordability Program (LEAP). LEAP combines funds from multiple sources and will provide below market assistance to people who will purchase and rehabilitate owner-occupied small multi-family properties throughout Greater Bridgeport. This grant will also leverage funding specifically targeted for energy-efficiency improvements for these properties.

Want to learn more about the decision: read the governor’s press release.