Speaking before a crowd of about 50 that turned out for the groundbreaking of the rehabilitated development, said the project reflects a commitment by state and local leaders to create such housing through private-public partnerships.
"I hope, in the not-to-distant future, we can celebrate other similar successes," Malloy said.
He was among several dignitaries who attended the ceremony recognizing the succesful completion of the 124-unit project on Andrews Street. Originally built in the early 1950s, Chamberlain Heights fell into disrepair until the local beginning in 1996, undertook an ambitious and complex project to renovate the development.
Today the housing complex is nearly completely occupied again.