Press event to announce the Homeownership Incentive Program5/31/2012
The MetroHartford Alliance organized a press event today to announce the new and improved Homeownership Incentive Program (HIP). The event was held in the front yard of 33 Sargeant Street, NINA’s first new construction project that was sold to first time homebuyer Tiana Hercules and her family back in January.
The event announced in part the passage of SB 67, “An Act Co
Hartford Preservation Alliance recognizes NINA’s work on 33 Sargeant Street5/17/2012
Tonight, the Hartford Preservation Alliance (HPA) recognized NINA for its “in-fill construction” at 33 Sargeant Street at its annual awards ceremony. HPA also recognized NINA’s work on its new website, which we certainly appreciated.
NINA Board member Susan Winkler accepted the award on NINA’s behalf.
Courant runs opinion piece spotlighting 33 Sargeant Street2/9/2012
Bernie Michel submitted a very nice opinion piece on NINA and our work in Asylum Hill that the Courant published today. He focused on 33 Sargeant Street, which is NINA's first new construction project, and he thanks our major funders -- Bank
Key Conveyance Ceremony For 33 Sargeant Street12/16/2011
Today, we held a key conveyance ceremony to celebrate Asylum Hill’s newest homeowners, Tiana and Meschac Hercules.
This ceremony also gave us the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of our partners on this project. Participants included Andrea Pereira, LISC; Pedro Segarra, Mayor, City of Hartford; Barbara Fields, Regional Administrator, US Department of Housing a
HUD Celebrates NINA's Success At 33 Sargeant!9/22/2011
HUD highlighted NINA's project at 33 Sargeant Street on its web site. The work here was funded through HUD's Neighborhood Stablization Program (NSP), and HUD featured 33 Sargeant as one of NSP's success stories.
UPDATE: HUD's page went dark, but we preserved our submission to them for posterity. They pretty much used th
Ribbon cutting ceremony for 33 Sargeant9/14/2011
NINA and its partners celebrated the completion of the new home at 33 Sargeant Street with a ribbon cutting ceremony today. Lynda Godkin, board chair for NINA, led the ceremony. Speakers included Pedro Segarra, Mayor of Hartford; Dean Andrews, Senior Vice President/Hartford Market Manager, Enterprise Business & Community Engagement, Bank of America; Andrea Pereira, Executive Dir
The Hartford Fire Plaque9/14/2011
To commemorate The Hartford’s role in and substantial contribution to the construction of 33 Sargeant Street, Ken Johnson presented Robert Yass with an antique fire plaque from the Hartford Fire Insurance Company. These plaques were used in the 19th century to indicate that a house had fire insurance, and Hartford Fire is a predecessor of today’s Hartford Financial