Rep. Tweedie Announces Renovation Grants for Glastonbury & Manchester

Posted on August 27, 2018 by admin


HARTFORD – The State of Connecticut will award more than $61.5 million in grants and loans to 20 towns and cities across the state to help create, rehabilitate or expand 24 housing developments. Rep. Mark Tweedie (R-13) announced that more than $5 million will go two developments in his district, one in the Town of Glastonbury and one in the Town of Manchester.

The Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury will receive over $3,013,000 from the Department of Housing (DOH) to make exterior and interior upgrades to the 45 units at the Herbert T. Clark Congregate. Additional funding will be provided by the owner as well as utility companies.

The Manchester Housing Authority will receive over $2,047,000 from the DOH to improve the exterior and interior of the 80-unit elderly property of Spencer Village. In addition to state assistance, the owner, Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA), and utility company will contribute funding.

“Investments in structural maintenance and improvements in senior housing and affordable housing will help many residents of Glastonbury and Manchester,” said Rep. Tweedie. “I thank DOH, CHFA and other partners for investing in our communities.”