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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.
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
July 14, 2021
New report shows continuous housing cost burden among renters and homeowners, especially for people of color. 
Affordable Housing
July 14, 2021
Over 150 gathered for this conversation on wealth-building through housing policy.
July 07, 2021
Connecticut Department of Children and Families
The Connecticut Department of Children and Families (CTDCF) is seeking comments on the State of Connecticut's Family First Plan, which aims to extend and redirects preventive services provided through Title IV-E funds to be better support children and family well-being. 
Affordable Housing, Community Development
July 07, 2021
Open Communities Alliance’s new report offers town-level analysis of the impediments to developing multifamily and affordable housing in twelve Connecticut towns.
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.
July 01, 2021
On June 17, 2021, the legislature passed the budget implementer, SB 1202 as amended, which made substantial changes to the budget passed earlier this month. Governor Lamont signed both the biennial budget HB 6689 and SB 1202 on June 23, 2021. 
State News
June 22, 2021
This session the Legislature considered a number of housing and homelessness related bills, including several that Partnership for Strong Communities advocated for with the Reaching Home and HOMEConnecticut campaigns.
Affordable Housing, Homelessness, State News
June 10, 2021
Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Expands and Preserves Resources for Critical Homeless and Affordable Housing Programs