• crumbling foundations Aug 10

    Some Funds In Place, But A Long Way To Go in Crumbling Concrete Crisis

    The state has made major progress dealing with the issue of crumbling concrete in home foundations, but still has a long way to go.

  • crumbling foundations Jul 1

    New Concrete Help Part of Infrastructure Bill

    There is progress in Washington to help hundreds of homeowners in eastern Connecticut with crumbling concrete basements. Congressmen Joe Courtney and John Larson say their amendments to help people with crumbling basements were included in a House infrastructure bill that just passed. The bill includes new language that says some federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding can be used…

  • crumbling foundations Jun 29

    More Concrete Relief for Homeowners With Crumbling Foundations

    Some good news for people dealing with crumbling concrete basements in north central and eastern Connecticut. The Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, Inc. (CFSIC), the program giving grants to homeowners with crumbling concrete basements, said in late June it received $10.6 million from the Healthy Homes Fund. CFSIC said that’s $2.1 million more than it was expecting to receive. The Healthy…

  • crumbling foundations Apr 23

    State Crumbling Basement Help Not Taxable in Most Cases: IRS

    There is a big development for homeowners who got state help to fix their crumbling basements. Congressman Joe Courtney has received guidance from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that financial help homeowners received from the state to help replace their basements will not be taxable income. The exception:  if a homeowner claimed a property casualty loss for the basement...

  • crumbling foundations Mar 17

    More Time to Apply for Help With Crumbling Basements

    The deadline to apply for help if you have a crumbling basement in the first half of 2020 has been extended, thanks to an error. A miscalculation by the program helping people in Connecticut with crumbling concrete basements means it has moved the deadline to apply for help until June 30. The Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, or CFSIC, had…

  • crumbling foundations Mar 2

    Where Are the Most Crumbling Basements in Connecticut?

    More than 1,700 homeowners with crumbling concrete basements have now requested assistance from a state program giving out grants to help repair them. The Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, or CFSIC, says towns with the most applicants include Vernon with more than 300, followed by Tolland, and Manchester. More than a half dozen towns have 100 or more people saying…

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