I am excited to share that after continued advocacy and some conversations I was able to facilitate with our Congressional Delegation, an additional $1 Billion boost in federal funding to the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), allowing for more households to receive the benefit in the state, has been allocated as part of an emergency supplemental aid package.
If you are a first-time homebuyer looking for the perfect house, or if you are already a homeowner but just need some assistance, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is offering two programs that may offer the resources and assistance you need.
President Biden announced he will sign an executive order which will forgive up to $10,000 of student loan debt for individuals making less than $125,000 per year (and couples earning less than $250,000). Borrowers who received a Pell Grant may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 in loan forgiveness.
Connecticut's hospitality industry was hit hard by COVID-19. While many of our favorite restaurants, hotels, wineries, breweries, entertainment venues and more have made progress in their recovery, we know they're still trying to rebuild.