Today’s housing segregation is the result of decades of outright discriminatory federal, state, and local laws and policies—such as federal housing assistance programs that barred Black applicants—not simply the unintended consequences of economic and social factors.
May 03, 2018
The Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index is the first comprehensive community indicators program for Fairfield County, covering individual cities and neighborhoods throughout the area. The Index is a core community indicators program of DataHaven, produced in partnership with Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and is a collaborative Community Health Needs Assessment for the towns served by Bridgeport Hospital, Danbury Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, and Stamford Hospital.
October 01, 2016
The Greater New Haven Community Index is a unified assessment of wellbeing and quality of life in Greater New Haven and its neighborhoods. It illustrates the opportunities and challenges that face the metropolitan area where we live, work, and play. Scroll down to view example images or learn more about the report.
October 01, 2016
Please see the main reports page for additional information about the Greater New Haven Community Index 2016. Download the report there, or by clicking on the document link below.
September 30, 2016
[Excerpt, from Vox.com, "Living in a poor neighborhood changes everything about your life," by Alvin Chang, June 6, 2016.]
June 07, 2016
BY ARI ANISFELD Urban centers are the engines of Connecticut's economy. They are job-centers, entertainment-providers, and home to 18 percent of Connecticut's population. But they also face the largest gaps when it comes to paying the bill. In 2015, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s New England Public Policy Center analyzed the fiscal affairs of every Connecticut town and found wide disparities.
April 15, 2016