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Simply put: New Haven is a city that surprises and delights its residents, from world-class museums, to academic heritage, the ever-evolving culinary scene, and everything in between. Ride down bike-friendly, historic streets, or hop on the abundant public transportation. New Haven brings progressive urban living to young professionals. It’s a place that believes in family, success, education, and investment that gives back.
Receive up to $10,000, interest-free from the City to use as a down-payment, or to help with closing costs. If you live in your home for five years, the loan is 100% forgivable. You can also receive an additional $2,500 if you’re a city employee, teacher, police officer, firefighter or member of the military. It’s time to Re:consider buying a home in New Haven.
Your income must not exceed 120% of the median family income. Use this calculator to find out!
We understand that some of the best homes in New Haven are also the oldest. The city is now offering forgivable loans of up to $30,000 for energy saving home upgrades. Many common home renovation projects qualify and if you live in your home for 10 years, the loan does not need to be repaid. The city of New Haven wants to help you re:novate your home!
The city of New Haven is guaranteeing free tuition to any in-state college for students who graduate from New Haven public schools in good academic and behavioral standing. The average in-state college tuition is now over $22,000 a year. That number has increased 108% in the last ten years, where will it be 10 years from now? Between newly renovated public schools and the possibility of free college tuition, New Haven is a great place to call home.
New Haven is Connecticut's cultural capitol. World-class museums, a burgeoning music scene, innovative theater and performance art, and numerous festivals and events ensure an enriching experience at every turn.
With transportation options that range from an extensive public transportation system within the city, to Metro North Commuter Rail, to Amtrak, to Zipcars - even the city's very own airport. New Haven is also an extremely walkable and bike-friendly city, providing one of the few true urban lifestyle experiences in Connecticut.
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The Livable City Initiative is a neighborhood focused agency whose primary mission is to enhance the experience of the individuals who live and work in the City of New Haven.