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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets, Reports and Publications, State News
January 27, 2023
Housing Quality and Safety: Increasing Inspection Capacity
Much of Connecticut's multifamily housing stock is old and in disrepair. Forty percent of Connecticut's rental housing was built prior to 1960.
In most towns in Connecticut, tenants are responsible for submitting complaints regarding unsafe or unhealthy living conditions in their apartment or building.
Affordable Housing, Fact Sheets, Reports and Publications
January 27, 2023
The Rental Assistance Program (RAP) is Connecticut’s state-supported housing voucher program. Like the federally funded Housing Choice Voucher Program, RAP supports very low-income households by subsidizing a portion of their rent. Assistance adjusts with changes in household income to keep rental payments affordable.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Fact Sheets, Reports and Publications
January 27, 2023
Build More Affordable Homes
Affordable housing funding is an investment in Connecticut's economy – creating jobs, increasing household incomes, and generating new tax revenue.
Community Development, Reports and Publications
January 06, 2023
The Partnership for Strong Communities has released a new report from PSC senior policy advisor Sean Ghio, “Affordable Housing Near Transit in Connecticut: An Analysis and Recommendations.” The report analyzes the affordable housing supply and demographics of Connecticut’s forty-two transit towns...
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
May 20, 2022
In a newly released analysis, Partnership for Strong Communities’ policy director, Sean Ghio reports that there was only a very minor net increase in the total supply of affordable housing in Connecticut during 2021.
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.
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.
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
July 14, 2021
New report shows continuous housing cost burden among renters and homeowners, especially for people of color. 
Homelessness, Reports and Publications
July 02, 2021
A study published in 2020 reveals that there is a sizable number of adults with persistent housing and mental health issues navigating eviction court that don’t receive adequate support in responding to these issues.