Press Releases

August 1, 2014 Q&A with Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust's executive director
June 18th, 2014 Mayor Finch marks Homeownership Month with the announcement of the City’s First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program
June 17th, 2014 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust Celebrates the Ribbon Cutting of 570 State Street
May 23rd, 2014 Neighborhood Trust moves into new digs in Bridgeport
April 18, 2014 New development raises hope in the East End
April 7, 2014 BNT Bridgeport Bus Tour
April 14, 2014 Come out and Celebrate
April 11, 2014 BNT Awarded $8.7 Million to Develop Supportive Housing in Bridgeport
December 23, 2013 Wells Fargo supports BNT’s South End Community Building Initiative.
November 4, 2013 State Street building almost complete
August 9, 2013 A plan that should see wide support
May 28, 2013 Construction begins on new apartments The city's past mingled with its present and future at the ground-breaking Tuesday for Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust's mixed-use development on State Street. Read more
April 25, 2013 Buildings come down in Bridgeport blight fight

Published on Apr 25, 2013 - (WTNH) --

It's out with an old and in with the new today in Bridgeport. Heavy equipment will rolling onto Stratford Avenue this morning in an effort to fight blight. News 8's Jeff Valin reports from outside a building many consider an eyesore to talk about its ominous fate. Read more

December 14, 2012

Connecticut Light & Power's (CL&P), Northeast Utilities System invests in housing in the South End of Bridgeport developed by Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust. Read more

September 07, 2012 BNT's 1st Annual Community Building with Grace Award.

This award was created and named in honor of BNT's legendary leader, Michael D. Grace, Owner/President of CompuLedger, whose endless determination transformed BNT into the organization it is today. Read more

June 12, 2012 BNT Podcast, Interview with Elizabeth Torres on "For the People" on Star 99.9 FM, hosted by John Voket  Click here to listen
May 05, 2012

BNT to be Honored at the CT Green Business

Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust will received the award for Residential Green Project for the Holly Street Apartments at the CT Green Business Awards on June 5 at The Carousel at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, CT. To see the announcement click here

April 27, 2012 Wells Fargo to invest $250,000 for financing and preservation of affordable housing in Bridgeport
April 07, 2012 Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento, California and former NBA all star with the Phoenix Suns will be visiting Bridgeport.
March 22, 2012 Op-Ed: Cooperation is the key to solving housing problem
March 20, 2012 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust receives twenty five thousand, six hundred and forty eight dollars in grant from HUD
February 24, 2012 BNT Hires an Encore!Hartford Fellow
January 18, 2012 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust Receives 15-thousand Dollars in Grant from Fairfield County Community Foundation
January 10, 2012 EPA Grants Awarded to Improve Health in New England Communities.
September 2011 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust acquires lead-safe house from bridgeport Hospital
October 2011 Healthy Homes Fair
July 2011 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust receives funding to design new system to accommodate organization’s growth.
June 2011 One Lucky Family To Win Lottery For Connecticut's First Leed Certified Affordable Home
June 2011 BNT To Host Party To Celebrate Opening of Connecticut's First Leed Home


Press Archives

October 18, 2010 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust doing its part to raise lead awareness during National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW)
August 23, 2010 Mayor Bill Finch, in collaboration with Affordable Housing Centers of America and Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust will announce Bridgeport's new Down Payment and Closing Costs Assistance Program (DAP).
July 22, 2010 BPT. gets $$ to make homes lead free
March 25, 2009 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust Unveils New Logo.
February 5, 2009 New Executive Director for Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust.
October, 2009 Two million dollars coming to Bridgeport to eradicate lead and warn people of its dangers.
October 8, 2009 BNT selected as preferred developer for Pequonnock Replacement Program.
September 29, 2009 Deal Finalizes Pequonnock Housing Replacement Obligation
November 4, 2009 Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust’s Lead Elimination Action Program Hits the Streets.
December 4, 2009 Ribbon Cutting at New Downtown Bridgeport Commcap and BNT Offices..
December 29, 2009 Bridgeport’s premiere non-profit developer of new affordable housing units is awarded $1.86 million to continue its mission.



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