Anthony Guglielmo

Connecticut Lawmakers Propose Grants To Help Homeowners With Crumbling Concrete Foundations

Connecticut Lawmakers Propose Grants To Help Homeowners With Crumbling Concrete Foundations

Lawmakers on Friday announced legislation that would give grants to help homeowners pay for replacing their crumbling concrete foundations, something one homeowner said is a much-needed first step.

The legislation announced Friday calls for a fund that would provide grants of up to $150,000 or 75 percent of the cost to replace a crumbling foundation. That fund would be administered by the Capitol Region Council of Governments.

The proposed legislation is a departure from earlier proposals that focused on low-interest loans. But homeowners fighting for help...

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