Foreclosure filings in CT are up compared to last year, although completed foreclosures are still down from pre-pandemic levels.
Affordability requirements will expire on thousands of CT units, while others are likely to fall into disrepair and become unsafe.
Some of the families featured in the CT Mirror’s Notice to Quit series have found new housing. Here are some of their stories.
The Housing and Planning and Development committees voted on two major zoning reform bills.
The approach aims to reach “functional zero” homelessness in CT. It’s similar to an effort from a decade ago to end veteran homelessness.
Debate grew heated during a hearing on a Connecticut bill offering towns access to public dollars if they zone for more residential density.
Advocates worry the bill would allow towns to enact moratoriums without actually putting any new affordable units on the market.
The committee instead pushed forward a bill that would create a task force to study rent stabilization.
The bills, which aim to address issues including evictions, workforce housing, homelessness and fair housing, had a public hearing Tuesday.
The UniteCT Eviction Prevention Fund can help CT tenants who are facing eviction stay in their homes. Here’s what to know about the program.
The CT rent cap bill would cap annual rent hikes at 4% plus the consumer price index, but the debate outlined broader philosophical issues.
The proposed budget would set aside $600 million for various housing ventures, with a goal to create about 6,400 new affordable units.
The grant will help provide services to people who are living outdoors. The money comes at a time when homelessness is on the rise in CT.
Proposed bills would further fund the state’s homeless response system and establish a right to housing in Connecticut.
The program has $12.5 million in combined state and federal dollars to offer rent assistance to people facing evictions in CT.