Tenant op-ed: New Haven’s Dwight community deserves better than Kensington Playground

“Having lived in the Dwight neighborhood since I was 5 years old, this is not the first time I’ve seen a group stand in the way of improvements that would serve the people living here. Our neighbors need housing, jobs, and clean, safe parks for theirchildren. By attempting to stop this project, the fight toContinue reading “Tenant op-ed: New Haven’s Dwight community deserves better than Kensington Playground”

Resident Update: Meet Nancy Cotto Bowles!

From the desk of Kensington Square’s new Community Engagement Coordinator: My name is Nancy Cotto-Bowles and I am the Community Engagement Coordinator at The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB). My role at TCB will be to help support you during the renovations to Kensington Square II and to connect you to resources and activities in theContinue reading “Resident Update: Meet Nancy Cotto Bowles!”

Lawsuit Update

Last November, the Friends of Kensington Playground filed a lawsuit against the City of New Haven to stop the sale and development of Kensington Playground into affordable and deeply affordable housing. Because the new construction at Kensington Playground is a key component of the larger Kensington Square Revitalization Project this lawsuit has caused a delayContinue reading “Lawsuit Update”

Resident Op-ed: We Don’t Need to Choose Between Parks and Housing

“My neighborhood has come a long way in the past two decades. I want to see it go further. If there’s going to be more developments and more housing — and there will be — I want it to be for me and my neighbors. I want it to reflect our hopes for the community.”Continue reading “Resident Op-ed: We Don’t Need to Choose Between Parks and Housing”

Kensington Engage

Welcome to Kensington Engage! A central hub for information and resources on the Kensington Square Redevelopment project. As one of New Haven’s only non-profit housing developers, TCB is invested in the creation and revitalization of affordable and deeply affordable housing, because communities do best when people have access to safe, stable, and high-quality housing. CheckContinue reading “Kensington Engage”