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Advocacy

The Partnership for Strong Communities engages civic and political support to solve homelessness, expand housing opportunity, and develop strong, vibrant communities in the state of Connecticut.

This page contains information on the Partnership's current advocacy efforts, as well as resources for Connecticut housing advocates.

Legislative Priorities

Click here for 2021 legislative priorities for the Reaching Home and HOMEConnecticut campaigns.

Current Action Alerts

Learn more about What You Can Do to promote affordable housing, develop solutions to end homelessness and to foster vibrant communities.

Legislative Fact Sheets

Housing in CT 2021 and Homelessness in CT 2021

The Partnership for Strong Communities has released its yearly update on the state of homelessness and housing affordability in Connecticut. Housing in CT 2021 and Homelessness in CT 2021 provide a quick primer on Connecticut's need for stable, affordable housing.

Mandate Training on Housing Issues for Local Planning & Zoning Commissions

As part of our HOMEConnecticut legislative agenda, we recommend that Connecticut develop a state training curriculum for local
planning & zoning commissioners to include education on a variety of housing types.

Advocacy Resources

2021 Legislative Session: Navigating Virtual Committee Meetings and Public Hearings

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Capitol Complex is currently closed to the public. However, the public may still participate in committee meetings and public hearings virtually. The Partnership has prepared a guide for navigating virtual committee meetings and public hearings during the 2021 Connecticut legislative session.

Previous Alerts

An archive of the Partnership's action alerts from the 2020 session can be found here.