BRIDGEPORT, CT

33 YALE STREET

ADDRESS: 33 Yale Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605

An historic renovation of a 3-family home on Bridgeport's West Side. The 2 and 3 bedroom units provide supportive housing for families with special needs. Completed in February of 2007, this development is a partnership between MHA and The Center for Women and Families (CWF) and was funded with funding from CWF, Mutual Housing's revolving loan fund, City of Bridgeport HOME and Lead Free Families program, and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.
Operation Hope is the development's service provider and provides case management and counseling services.

CONGER HOUSE

ADDRESS: 616-618 Kossuth St, Bridgeport, CT 06608

An 8 unit historic renovation located on Washington Park in Bridgeport. Conger House is permanent supportive housing providing housing with services for 16 individuals with special needs. The doors opened to a total of 16 formerly homeless individuals in May of 2007.
This development was financed through HUD Supportive Housing Program Funds, City of Bridgeport HOME dollars, NeighborWorks America funds and construction and permanent financing was made possible by the Community Capital Fund.
The program for this development includes on site staffing 24 hours a day with intensive case management and counseling services available during day time and evening hours. Mutual Housing Association is the owner, developer and property manager and Catholic Charities is the supportive services provider.

MAPLEWOOD COURT

ADDRESS: 434 Maplewood Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06608

A 32-unit historic renovation of two turn-of-the-century school buildings in Bridgeport, Connecticut that is listed on the National Historic Registry. Maplewood Court is the result of a strategic alliance with Nuestra Casa del Pueblo, a nonprofit organization in Bridgeport, Connecticut. MHA assembled over a dozen separate financing sources to complete this complex project including a $450,000 HOME grant through the City of Bridgeport and an innovative funding plan combining Low-Income Housing Tax-Credits and HUD Mixed-Finance, replacement housing funding with the Bridgeport Housing Authority. The project was completed in December 1997. Maplewood has shared laundry facilities and a community room. MHA's Bridgeport office is located at Maplewood.

MERTON HOUSE

ADDRESS: 65 Madison Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604
                      152-172 Catherine Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604

Merton House is located in Bridgeport. MHA is the owner and developer with case management services provided by Catholic Charities of Bridgeport. This supportive housing development is for families.
Two buildings, located adjacent to the Catholic Charities program offices, will provide 22 units of affordable/supportive housing in the Hollow Neighborhood of Bridgeport Connecticut.
Funding for the Merton House development comes from the City of Bridgeport HOME, State Housing Tax Credit Contribution Program, United Way and the CT Next Steps program.

YALE STREET COMMONS

ADDRESS: 80-140 Yale St, Bridgeport, CT 06604
                     

A 44-unit townhouse style development, built on the site of an abandoned car dealership; it has become one of the building blocks in the Lindencroft Historic District in Bridgeport's West End.
The two and three story town house units have garages, wall-to-wall carpeting, washer/dryer hookups, and walk-in closets and a community and recreation room for all residents to share. The Yale Street residents have created a community garden.
Funding for the development includes: $4.8 million People’s Bank construction loan; $1,505,000 CHFA mortgage; $500,000 HOME funding through the City of Bridgeport; $275,000 from the Federal Home Loan Bank; $380,000 from the Melville Charitable Trust and Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp.; and a private placement of Low-Income Housing Tax-Credits with Edison Capital.