History: P.A. 01-7 (June Special Session) - The program was effective on July 1, 2001 and provides grants, loans, loan guarantees, deferred loans or any combination thereof for the development and preservation of affordable housing.

Purpose: The Affordable Housing Program aka Flex is DOH's primary housing production program and is frequently referred to as the "flexible" housing program. The program provides quality, affordable housing for Connecticut residents, promotes and supports homeownership and mixed income developments, and assists in the revitalization of urban and rural centers.

Source of Funding: General Obligation Bonds

Process: Applicants seeking funding may apply in any of the funding rounds set forth on the current Funding Schedule for which they are eligible.

Eligible Applicants are :

  • Municipalities
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Local Housing Authorities
  • For-Profit Developers
Eligible Uses of Affordable Housing funds are:
  • Acquisition
  • Rehabilitation
  • New Construction
  • Demolition
  • Homeownership
  • Multi-family rental housing
  • Adaptive re-use of historic structures
  • Special needs housing
  • Redevelopment of vacant properties
  • Infrastructure improvements
  • Housing for individuals or families with incomes up to 100% of Area Median Income

Regulatory Link: Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies Sec. 8-119jj-1 through Sec. 8-119jj-29

For More Information Contact:

Karen Santana

Phone: 860-270-8224

Fax: 860-706-5741

Email: karen.santana@ct.gov