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Announcements
October 25, 2021
Shawn led a life devoted to improving the lives of our state’s most vulnerable citizens, including those faced with housing insecurity.
October 25, 2021
CT received CMS approval to launch the Connecticut Housing Engagement and Support Services (CHESS) program which will bring coordinated healthcare and housing support to individuals with mental health, substance use, and other serious health conditions.
Announcements, Federal News, Supportive Housing
October 25, 2021
Last week, the Department of Housing announced $5 million in awards to Coordinated Access Networks for the provision of supportive services for people experiencing homelessness during the winter months...
Supportive Housing
September 17, 2021
The Reaching Home Campaign Coordinating Committee adopted a new process to create an ongoing public outreach and recruitment for new Coordinating Committee, Workgroup and Taskgroup members.

Individuals interested in joining one of the Campaign’s working groups can now fill out an online application form, which will be reviewed on an ongoing basis by the Partnership for Strong Communities staff and the workgroup co-chairs.
Announcements, Homelessness
August 20, 2021
Reaching Home Campaign
The Reaching Home Sustainability Workgroup seeks your feedback on clients’ access to recovery and employment services. Feedback due on Friday, August 27th, 2021.
August 20, 2021
In reference to the American Rescue Plan Act, USICH offers those at risk of eviction a step-by-step guide to follow to help connect renters to assistance and prevent people from losing their homes. 
Homelessness, Reports and Publications
August 20, 2021
This report looks at data collected during the 2020 nationwide PIT Count, taking place just a month before the COVID-19 pandemic and shows a unique snapshot of homeless experiences across the US before the crisis hit.
Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News
August 18, 2021
Yale University School of Medicine analysis estimates these efforts prevented 1,555 infections and significantly lowered healthcare utilization, saving an estimated $4.2M in healthcare costs.
July 28, 2021
New website from the CFPB helps tenants and landlords to access rent relief.
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications, State News
July 14, 2021
The typical renter in Connecticut earns $18.23 per hour, which is $9.37/hour less than the hourly wage needed to afford a modest unit.