COMMUNITY AND LOCAL EVENTS
NEW CONNECTICUT RENTAL & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
There are two new programs available for tenant rental assistance and homeowner mortgage assistance.
The CT Department of Housing's Tenant Rental Housing Assistance Program ("TRHAP") is now accepting applications for rental payment assistance of up to $1,000 per month, for a maximum cumulative total of $4,000 of assistance. The payments are made directly to the applicant's Landlord. Eligibility and other requirements may apply. For more information, please visit the Department of Housing's website. Tenants can also call DOH at 860-785-3111 to determine eligibility for the program.
T-MAP Loans, the Temporary Mortgage Assistance Program Loans through the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA), is now accepting applications for mortgage assistance of a loan up to $25,000 per household for mortgage payments that were due to lenders beginning with the March 1, 2020 mortgage payment, which may include principal, interest, taxes and insurance. Please visit CHFA's website for more information about this loan program. At that page there is also a link you can click to determine your eligibility.
SPECTACULAR NEW PET BOARDING NEAR YOU!
Did you know there’s a campus for pets that can serve as an overnight hotel or daycare with fitness areas?
Paw Haven (pawhavenct.com), located at 1175 State Street, opened in late June and is the perfect place for busy pet people to keep their fuzzy family members happy and engaged. And you can stay connected with them through webcams in the play areas and luxury boarding suites or via the daily report cards they send out for each pet.
Paw Haven’s new dog and cat-friendly 15,000 sq. foot venue includes state-of-the art pet boarding options with memory foam dog beds, and it’s located right off both I-95 and I-91, which also makes it convenient if you are using Tweed Airport or Union Station.
The best part? They offer light grooming too! What more could you want for your four-legged friend?