Connecticut pulled UniteCT applications that weren’t completed by March 31. The numbers highlight the need for more help.
A bill would ban evictions without cause in many settings and would extend requirements that rent increases be fair and equitable.
Connecticut legislators must decide soon whether to act to protect tens of thousands of at-risk renters.
Last week marked the.third consecutive week of increases in applications approved and dollars paid for pandemic rental relief in Connecticut.
Gov. Ned Lamont is allowing the evictions moratorium to lapse — while slowing them to buy time for relief payments.
The vote anticipates a wave of evictions that could come as pandemic-inspired state and federal moratoriums are lifted.
If signed into law, Connecticut will become one of the first states to provide right to counsel.
Legislation that would provide tenants facing eviction the “right to counsel” is a top priority for legislative leaders.
Stimulus money plus an extension of the eviction moratorium are welcome news for renters facing eviction.
The exemptions to the moratorium add up to the state’s eviction machine churning at about one-third the pre-pandemic rate.
About 9.4% of the mortgages held by homeowners in the state were delinquent at the end of June.