Announcements, State News
February 25, 2022
The following committee public hearings have been scheduled in the coming weeks. Watch for future alerts from PSC as we learn more about hearing agendas.
February 24, 2022
Last month on Wednesday, January 26th the Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC) hosted its 2022 Reaching Home Campaign Collective Impact Summit via zoom. Reaching Home is the campaign to build the political and civic will to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut.
February 24, 2022
Last week the Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC) in collaboration with Open Doors Connecticut hosted a congressional site visit at the Open Doors’ Smilow Life Center. Attendees included Rep. Jim Himes (CT-04), Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, State Representative Lucy Dathan, and other affordable housing advocates.
February 22, 2022
A recap of the 2022 HOMEConnecticut Annual Meeting via zoom which serves as opportunity to learn about the important work of PSC’s HOMEConnecticut Campaign, a broad-based campaign working to address Connecticut's affordable housing shortage.
February 21, 2022
The Partnership for Strong Communities has released its yearly update on the state of homelessness in Connecticut. Homelessness in CT 2022 provide a quick primer on Connecticut's need for stable, affordable housing.
February 11, 2022
Governor Lamont's Fiscal Year 2023 Proposed Budget Adjustments and New ARPA Allocations Expand and Preserve Resources for Affordable Housing and Homeless Programs
Affordable Housing, Fact Sheets
February 02, 2022
Connecticut's housing market is in dire need of investments to increase the affordable housing stock. Read PSC's factsheet which dives into what needs to be done to create a more sustainable and equitable housing environment in our our state.
January 31, 2022
What is the EPP? The Eviction Prevention Partnership (EPP) will assist low-income households that are facing eviction and are at the highest risk of becoming literally homeless without targeted intervention. The EPP implements a proven eviction prevention model: coupling legal services with high-quality social work to address vulnerable renter’s needs holistically. In combination, these interventions work to end the eviction process and stabilize housing for the long-term.
January 30, 2022
Coordinated Access organizes how homeless services are provided, enabling communities to triage cases, match the type of assistance based on needs and strengths, and help people resolve their homelessness quickly.
December 10, 2021
Programs that help address the Hartford region’s issues around equitable housing and opportunities for youth will be able to scale, helping even more people through a multi-year grant from Bank of America. Partnership for Stronger Communities (PSC) and Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters (NBBBS) have been named as the 2021 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders® awardees for their work in the Hartford community addressing these issues.
As a Neighborhood Builder, each organization receives a $200,000 grant over two years, comprehensive leadership training for the executive director and an emerging leader on topics ranging from increasing financial sustainability, human capital management and strategic storytelling, joins a network of peer organizations across the U.S., and gets the opportunity to access capital to expand their impact. The program continues to be the nation’s largest investment into nonprofit leadership development.