Grand Opening - First Come Home to Downtown Apartments to Open in New Britain

Thursday, August 31, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rafael Apartments
99 West Main Street
Middletown, CT
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Join the Connecticut Main Street Center (CMSC) as we celebrate the Grand Opening of Rafael Apartments at 99 West Main Street in New Britain!

On August 31st, we’ll celebrate as the first 16 apartment homes built as a result of the Come Home to Downtown program open within walking distance of the CTfastrak terminus. Developer Avner Krohn received technical assistance for this building during Year 2 of Come Home to Downtown program.

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Come Home to Downtown is the result of an award-winning collaboration between CMSC and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA).  In 2012, CHFA contracted CMSC to develop and administer the Come Home to Downtown program with the aim of bringing more housing downtown by assisting the owners of small properties to redevelop their underutilized buildings into housing above commercial space. Since then, 9 property owners in 8 towns have received assistance through this program. To date, 6 of the 9 property owners have taken steps to redevelop their buildings.