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William A. O'Neill:

An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives.

Subseries Title: Housing

Subseries ID: 001CL-0063

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108 0063CL-001HousingJanuary-March 1981Elderly residents complain about increased rent, request Section 8 subsidy; Commissioner and the Central Housing Committee defend the state's Three Year Housing Plan; action needed to alleviate Hartfo
108 0063CL-002HousingApril-June 1981Alleged discrimination in housing; fact sheet about groundbreaking at Enfield Elderly Housing Project; elderly residents complain about increased rent, request Section 8 subsidy; employers and individ
109 0063CL-003HousingJuly-October 1981Oppose low-income housing in neighborhood; landlord/tenant disputes; tenant protests eviction; tenants concerned about maintenance of state-owned apartment building; state representative requests expl
109 0063CL-004HousingNovember-December 1981Congregate housing facility may be forced to close; town urges Governor to support federal and state funding for constructing elderly housing; request federal or state funding to change heating plant
109 0063CL-005Housing--Bi-weekly reports1981
109 0063CL-006Housing--Condo[minium] Conv[ersion]1979-1981Summary of condominium conversion proposals; legislation from other states regarding condominium conversion and other background information from journals and reports gathered by Representative Richar
109 0063CL-007Housing--Condo[minium Conversion] Questionnaire Responses1980-1981Summary of legal opinions on the constitutionality of declaring moratorium on condominium conversions; bills concerning condominiums and conversion; opinions from Connecticut legislators concerning pr
1090063CL-008Housing--Condo[minium] Conversion--Working File1979-1981Research and background information and memoranda to the General Assembly about condominium conversion gathered by Representative Richard Tulisano, co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee.
1090063CL-009Housing--Memos to/from Commissioner1981Report to Treasurer on housing contract with federal government; comments on the joint meeting of the Central Housing Committee and the Department's Three Year Plan Task Force; allocation of federal A
1090063CL-010HousingJanuary-April 1982Concerns about lack of affordable housing; status report on congregate housing project in Stamford; Seymour Tenant's Association request meeting with Commissioner about problems with local housing aut
1090063CL-011HousingMay-December 1982Request Governor's help securing second phase of housing project; federal government studying housing in southwest Connecticut; individual requests use of surplus mobile home from Windsor Locks tornad
1090063CL-012Housing1983Governor approves emergency regulations needed to implement the heating conversion loan program; Governor approves bond issue for rehabilitating buildings as affordable rental housing.
1090063CL-013Housing1984Complaint about processing of Section 8 application; allocation of funds for elderly housing project in Griswold; Governor approves bond issue for rehabilitating building as affordable rental housing;
1100063CL-014Housing1985Governor designates liaison to HUD for Fair Housing Month; contractor complains about not getting paid for services to the Heritage Community Development Corporation project; concern about housing cri
1100063CL-015Housing--Memos to/from Commissioner1985Community Development Block Grant Program Minority Business Enterprise Goals; recommendations for recipients of State Neighborhood Rehabilitation grants; housing authorities and developers of state as
1100063CL-016Housing--Beardsley Terrace1985-1986Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings concerning the lack of heat at Beardsley Gardens in November 1985; Tenants' Association request meeting place; petition demanding resignation of Connecti
1100063CL-017Housing1986Governor approves emergency regulations needed to implement a pilot program of rent subsidies for low-income families living in privately owned rental housing; protest condominium conversions; concern
1100063CL-018Housing--Bloomfield1986Letters concerning the withdrawal of Section 8 designation from an apartment complex due to the manager's fraud, and the relocation of tenants receiving assistance.
1100063CL-019HousingJanuary-February 1987Department needs to extend deadline for determining recipients of Municipal Housing Trust Fund grants; protest prosecution of property owners by housing courts; elderly cannot find affordable housing
1100063CL-020HousingMarch 1987Citizen claims developers are not reserving the required 10% of units built for those with low or medium income; question about the Condominium Conversion law; concern about housing crisis; asks Gover
1100063CL-021HousingApril 1987Citizen explains financial and housing situation; history of PILOT payments to Hartford and Meriden; ten year overview of the Housing Authority of the City of Hartford illustrating constant lack of su
1100063CL-022HousingMay-June 1987Problems with landlord; Small Cities Community Development Block Grant contract; press releases concerning grant allocations; allegation that developer is circumventing condominium conversion laws; at
1100063CL-023HousingJuly 1987Complaints about rental property; request for funding to rehabilitate 1940s era federal emergency housing for low and moderate-income families; complaint about conditions at condominium complex in Dan
1100063CL-024HousingAugust 1987Need public housing; suggest using state surplus for low and moderate income housing; complaint about increasing rental fees; protest rule prohibiting residents in state-assisted housing to have pets;
1110063CL-025HousingSeptember 1987Alternative to rebuilding Father Panic Village in Bridgeport; criticism of the Fairfield 2000 Housing Force report; Department press releases about grant and bond awards; request for Section 8 housing
1110063CL-026HousingOctober 1987Oppose expansion of public housing complex; alleged negligence of landlord; Wethersfield proposes model for helping young couples purchase homes; suggestion of underlying problem causing lack of affor
1110063CL-027HousingNovember-December 1987Urge Governor to continue supporting efforts to provide affordable housing; concern about administration of the Rental Assistance Program; question about appointees to the Blue Ribbon Commission on Ho
1110063CL-028Housing--Monthly and Annual Reports1987
1110063CL-029HousingJanuary 1988Suggest rent stabilization to assist elderly; zoning laws exclusionary; protest rising rental fees; proposal for congregate housing in West Haven; concern about affordable housing and housing for the
1110063CL-030HousingFebruary 1988Urge state to purchase land in Meriden for affordable housing; concern about increase in rental fees; suggest state lease land to prospective homeowners; East Hartford concerned about eligibility for
1110063CL-031HousingMarch 1988Protest rules that prohibit pets in some public housing; concerns about exclusionary zoning; concerns about location and continuing lack of affordable housing; oppose expansion of public housing compl
1110063CL-032HousingApril-July 1988Need for affordable housing; impact of Federal legislation on housing programs; questions concerning the state's Reverse Annuity Mortgage Program; needs help with rent; concern about homelessness; new
1110063CL-033HousingAugust-September 1988Protest increase in rental fees; application for Tenant Management Grant and a review; landlord trying to impose rental fee higher than that accepted by the Department; oppose expansion of housing pro
1120063CL-034HousingOctober-November 1988Trouble securing Section 8 assistance; NAACP and individuals urge Governor to address the poor minorities and close welfare hotels; correspondence and newspaper articles about the proposed expansion o
1120063CL-035HousingDecember 1988Need for affordable housing; concern about possible radon in public housing units; suggest sites for public housing; state employee critical of state for not providing her with affordable housing; lan
1120063CL-036HousingJanuary-February 1989Former landlord has not returned security deposit; question about renters insurance; concern about lack of affordable housing; lack of maintenance at apartment complex; wants Governor to intervene wit
1120063CL-037HousingMarch 1989Suggested solution to housing shortage; need elderly housing, cannot afford current rent; concern about Land Bank/Land Trust freeze; builder proposes constructing affordable housing units; landlord qu
1120063CL-038HousingApril 1989Position paper on affordable housing; object to proposed conveyance tax; small business inquires about eligibility for relocation funds; allege municipality does not fund minority organizations; Hispa
1120063CL-039HousingMay 1989Annual report of Connecticut Housing Investment Fund; request for help finding affordable housing; Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program, 1989 Final Program Statement; landlord compla
1120063CL-040HousingJune-July 1989Report to the Governor and General Assembly on the Congregate Housing for the Elderly Program; transcript of hearing before a housing session of the Superior Court; application for a bonus voucher all
1120063CL-041HousingAugust-October 1989Protest increase in rental fees; Central Housing Committee's perspective on proposed Housing Compacts; concern about safety at homeless shelter; personnel issues; need for affordable housing critical
1120063CL-042HousingNovember-December 1989Seeking Section 8 assistance; question about rent stabilization bill; Judeo Christian Women Inc. want to develop an apartment house into low income housing; Killingly's application for constructing e
1130063CL-043Housing--Berlin Mobile Home1989-1990Correspondence, memoranda, notes and newspaper clippings concerning the eviction and relocation of mobile home park residents in Berlin.
1130063CL-044HousingJanuary-February 1990Poor condition of federal housing complex; state plans encourage private condominium developers to sell units to not-for-profit organizations for affordable housing; suggest state control real estate
1130063CL-045HousingMarch-April 1990Complaint about conditions at federal housing project; support for and opposition to the Connecticut Housing Finance and Development Authority; praise for CHFA funding for first time homebuyers; conce
1130063CL-046HousingMay-July 1990Complaint about Section 8 designation process; concern about future of housing cooperative; complaint about conditions at senior housing complex; suggestion for increasing homeownership for low and mo
1130063CL-047HousingAugust-December 1990Homeless shelters seeking donations; New Britain applying for a federal grant under the Public Housing Drug Elimination program; protest Department's rejection of bid; suggest rent control; Independen
1130063CL-048Housing--[Memos to/from Commissioner]1990Rental Assistance for New Units Pilot never started due to budget constraints; Report to the General Assembly, Assessment of the Development of Congregate Housing for the Elderly; Small Cities Communi
1130063CL-049Housing1991Invitation to the grand opening of Faith Manor, an elderly housing complex in Hartford.
1130063CL-050Housing--Bond Commission RequestsJanuary-February 1990Lists and narrative of housing project seeking approval by the Bond Commission.
1140063CL-051Housing--Bond Commission RequestsApril 1990Lists and narrative of housing project seeking approval by the Bond Commission.
1140063CL-052Housing--Bond Commission RequestsMay 1990Lists and narrative of housing project seeking approval by the Bond Commission.
1140063CL-053Housing--Bond Commission RequestsJune-August 1990Lists and narrative of housing project seeking approval by the Bond Commission.
1140063CL-054Housing--Bond Commission RequestsSeptember-November 1990Lists and narrative of housing project seeking approval by the Bond Commission.
1140063CL-055Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1981Bought house with contaminated well, needs help relocating; request information about qualifying for mortgage financing; drawing of sign placed at CHFA projects; summary of the Mortgage Subsidy Bond T
1140063CL-056Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1982Warn new homeowner he must make the house his primary residence or the mortgage will be due in full; CHFA press releases; complaints about mortgage officers, CHFA staff and the application process; Se
1140063CL-057Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1983Federal Ways and Means Committee mark-up of legislation restricting the issuance of tax-exempt industrial development bonds.
1140063CL-058Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1984Announcement that the U.S. House and Senate adopted tax legislation that includes a mortgage revenue bond extension; question about application procedure for mortgage assistance; notice of public hear
1140063CL-059Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1985Recommendation for Executive Director of the CHFA; press release; problems with a VA mortgage; Governor's request to CHFA for $10 million fund for two- and three-family homes.
1140063CL-060Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1986Information concerning a foreclosure; need help finding affordable home.
1140063CL-061Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1987Complaints about quality of construction of homes built by U.C. Development, Inc. for CHFA's Pilot Single Family Construction Loan Program; refugees request assistance with securing mortgage and const
1150063CL-062Housing--CHFA [Conn. Housing Finance Authority]1988Question about process of choosing attorneys for closings; complaint about mortgage application process; Connecticut Congressional delegation supports extension of the Mortgage Revenue Bond program; a
1150063CL-063[Housing--CHFA--Conn.] Housing Finance [Authority]1989Questions and complaints about eligibility guidelines for CHFA loans for first time homebuyers; information concerning certification of appraisers; press release; protest housing inspection; Affirmati
1150063CL-064[Housing]--Conn. Housing [Finance] Authority1990CHFA not fulfilling contract compliance regulations; press release; problems with septic tank in home recently purchased; questions about eligibility guidelines for CHFA loans; Low Income Housing Tax
1160063CL-065Housing--[Elderly Housing]1982Towns seek funding for construction of elderly housing units; protest increase in rental fees.
1160063CL-066Housing--[Elderly Housing]1983Governor writes letter of support to Salvation Army for its plans to develop elderly housing units; response to auditors report.
1160063CL-067Housing--[Elderly Housing] East Hampton Senior Citizen Housing1984Dispute among the construction company, the architect and the inspector for the East Hampton project; investigation of claims; architectural drawings.
1160063CL-068Housing--Homeless1986Concerns expressed for the homeless; suggestion for providing shelter.
1160063CL-069[Housing]-Homeless1987Support for proposal by My Sister's Place for transitional housing; second report of the Task Force on Homelessness; concern about homeless in the state, Governor describes actions taken; neighbors op
1160063CL-070Housing--Homeless1988Suggestions for solving homeless problem or for providing shelter; urge Appropriations Committee to approve legislation to provide or expand funding for programs that alleviate hunger; information ab
1160063CL-071[Housing]--Homeless1989Organizations want to develop transitional housing; assurances to secure a grant under the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Act; concern for homeless in the state; letters concerning 300 families who face
1160063CL-072[Housing]--Homeless1990Suggest use of closed hotel as shelter for homeless; suggestions for addressing homelessness; concern about homeless in the state; concern for families whose homes burned; protest city of Stamford clo
1160063CL-073Housing--[Housing Authorities]1982Seymour Housing Authority Tenants Association concerned about possible eviction; requests Governor's help in obtaining an apartment through Hartford Housing Authority; adequate heat is problem at some
1160063CL-074Housing--New Britain Housing Authority1984Management plan for four projects; report of poor maintenance at Moderate Rental Projects; two facilities are in poor financial condition; Department efforts to collect delinquent mortgage accounts; i
1160063CL-075Housing--[Housing Authorities]1984Request for opinion on legality of actions taken by the Chairman of the Bridgeport Housing Authority; Stratford Housing Authority applying to State Bond Commission for funds to build elderly housing;
1160063CL-076Housing--[Rentals/Tenants]1982Complaints about tenants; question about protection of tenants affected by condominium conversion; negotiations among the facility management company, the Department and the Beardsley Terrace Tenants
1160063CL-077Housing--Rentals/Tenants1983Question about protection of tenants affected by condominium conversion.
1160063CL-078Housing--Small Cities Program1982Proposed program statement for the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant program; comments about the program statement; Department preparing to assume control of the Small Cities Program; pos
1160063CL-079Housing--Small Cities Program1983State is prepared to assume responsibility of grants for nonentitlement areas; town's application never received.
1170063CL-080Housing--Urban Homesteading1982Urge Commissioner to employ emergency regulations to implement the Urban Homestead Revolving Fund; Bridgeport Mayor requests status report of the program.
1170063CL-081Housing--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]January-April 1981State comments on federal rules concerning Section 8 Housing Assistance payments; information about and from the Council on Development Choices for the '80s; information and call for action about the
1170063CL-082Housing--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]June-December 1981Protest increase in rent every two years; memoranda concerning Comprehensive Planning Assistance grant applications; notice of grant award; state decision to administer Small Cities grants; federal au
1170063CL-083Housing--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1981Complaints about the unfinished condition of homes and landscape at the Pinecrest Development in Waterbury. HUD has investigated.
1170063CL-084[Housing]--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1982Federal audit of grants; Governor supports interim regulations for Community Development Block Grants State's Program; proposal turned down; invitation to participate in the Small Business Economic Re
1170063CL-085[Housing]--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1983Notice of grant awards; state comments on proposed federal rule concerning public housing; Governor writes in support of an Urban Development Action Grant application; Financial Advisory Service now
1170063CL-086[Housing]--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1984State participation in Rental Rehabilitation Program Demonstration; list of Department employees and organizational charts; audit of Housing Assistance Payment Program and Department's response; activ
1170063CL-087Housing--[HUD, U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1985Information about New Horizons Housing Opportunity Program; Governor writes letter of support for West Haven grant application.
1170063CL-088Housing--[HUD] U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development1986Transcriptions of public hearings concerning proposed rehabilitation of homes in Stamford; management review of the state's Low Income Public Housing Program; federal audit of Department administered
1170063CL-089[Housing]--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1987Statement of intent to participate in Emergency Shelter Grants Program and copy of grant agreement; information about Fair Housing Month; results of study of housing vouchers vs. Section 8 certificate
1170063CL-090Housing--[HUD, U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1988National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards to work with HUD and the National Governors Association to improve standards for manufactured housing; grant agreement; anniversary of fed
1170063CL-091[Housing]--HUD [U.S. Dept., Housing & Urban Development]1989Request investigation of Bridgeport Housing Authority contractor bidding; Governor writes letter of support for Bridgeport Housing Authority grant application; due process determination concerning evi
1170063CL-092[Housing--HUD] Housing & Urban Development, U.S. Dept. of1990Grant application for Section 8 certificates unacceptable.
1170063CL-093Housing--[Weatherization Program]1984Information concerning the Weatherization/Conservation Demonstration Program in Connecticut; notice of fund availability.
1170063CL-094Housing--[Weatherization Program]1985Housing Authority of the City of Hartford protests not receiving grant funds.
1170063CL-095Housing--[World Housing]1986Individual markets his designs for affordable housing, asks to make presentation in person; follow up letter.