Cheshire News http://www.cheshirect.org 2017-01-31T16:37:51 umbraco v4 All the latest news from the city of cheshire en Herion and Opioid Conference 2-6-17 http://www.cheshirect.org/news/herion-and-opioid-conference-2-6-17/ 2017-01-31T16:37:51 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/herion-and-opioid-conference-2-6-17/ Click for information on the Heroin and Opioid Awareness Conference for Parents and Educators at Cheshire High School on February 6, 2017, hosted by the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut's Herion Education Action Team (HEAT).

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Click for information on the Heroin and Opioid Awareness Conference for Parents and Educators at Cheshire High School on February 6, 2017, hosted by the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut's Herion Education Action Team (HEAT).

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Community safety and school rankings 1-24-17 http://www.cheshirect.org/news/community-safety-and-school-rankings-1-24-17/ 2017-01-24T12:50:54 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/community-safety-and-school-rankings-1-24-17/ The Town of Cheshire continues to be recognized for safety and our schools.

 

Cheshire was ranked the 19th Safesty Place to Live in the U.S. by NeighborhoodScout.  Cheshire Public Schools were recognized as 26th among the Top 30 School Districts in Connecticut by Niche.com.  Congratulations to all those in Cheshire who help make this such a great community!

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The Town of Cheshire continues to be recognized for safety and our schools.

 

Cheshire was ranked the 19th Safesty Place to Live in the U.S. by NeighborhoodScout.  Cheshire Public Schools were recognized as 26th among the Top 30 School Districts in Connecticut by Niche.com.  Congratulations to all those in Cheshire who help make this such a great community!

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RWA water metering program http://www.cheshirect.org/news/rwa-water-metering-program/ 2016-12-21T09:52:29 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/rwa-water-metering-program/ The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) will be updating and replacing water meters throughout Cheshire. 

 

Click here for information on the RWA program

 

or contact the RWA contractor, Contract Callers, Inc., at 844-375-2272

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The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) will be updating and replacing water meters throughout Cheshire. 

 

Click here for information on the RWA program

 

or contact the RWA contractor, Contract Callers, Inc., at 844-375-2272

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Cheshire's Finest.... http://www.cheshirect.org/news/cheshires-finest/ 2016-09-13T11:27:53 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/cheshires-finest/ Click here to meet the men and women of the Cheshire Police Department! ]]> Click here to meet the men and women of the Cheshire Police Department! ]]> Housing Rehabilitation Program http://www.cheshirect.org/news/housing-rehabilitation-program/ 2016-08-25T13:27:06 Arnett Talbot http://www.cheshirect.org/news/housing-rehabilitation-program/ HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM 

The Town of Cheshire has received funding for a Housing Rehabilitation Program on a first come, first serve basis to qualified low and moderate income residents.  Funds for this program come in the form of 0% interest loans from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The focus of the program is on code compliance and safety concerns rather than home remodeling. The program objectives are:

  • To prevent hazardous health conditions and code violations
  • To prevent blighting influences and deterioration of property and neighborhoods
  • To improve the quality of the municipality’s housing stock for low-moderate income persons
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for housing rehabilitation activities
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for the purpose of septic repair or replacement, sewer and water hookups
  • To stimulate public and private investment within the target area neighborhoods

Homeowners/landlords who believe they may qualify for assistance are encouraged to apply. Applications and additional information are available through the following links:

Applications

HUD Income Limits

Contractor Application

Municipal Housing Rehabilitation Program Handbook

Homeowner Orientation

Applications will be accepted in the Town Clerk’s office beginning October 3, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.  Applications will not be accepted prior to this date. 

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HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM 

The Town of Cheshire has received funding for a Housing Rehabilitation Program on a first come, first serve basis to qualified low and moderate income residents.  Funds for this program come in the form of 0% interest loans from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The focus of the program is on code compliance and safety concerns rather than home remodeling. The program objectives are:

  • To prevent hazardous health conditions and code violations
  • To prevent blighting influences and deterioration of property and neighborhoods
  • To improve the quality of the municipality’s housing stock for low-moderate income persons
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for housing rehabilitation activities
  • To provide financial assistance to low-moderate income property owners for the purpose of septic repair or replacement, sewer and water hookups
  • To stimulate public and private investment within the target area neighborhoods

Homeowners/landlords who believe they may qualify for assistance are encouraged to apply. Applications and additional information are available through the following links:

Applications

HUD Income Limits

Contractor Application

Municipal Housing Rehabilitation Program Handbook

Homeowner Orientation

Applications will be accepted in the Town Clerk’s office beginning October 3, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.  Applications will not be accepted prior to this date. 

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