Connecticut pulled UniteCT applications that weren’t completed by March 31. The numbers highlight the need for more help.
After the state stopped accepting new applications for rental assistance, eviction filings in Connecticut have risen.
Once criticized by landlords and tenants, the Biden administration now hails Connecticut’s rental assistant process as a model of success.
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.
The state moratorium hasn’t completely eliminated evictions, which are now at about half the level they were before the pandemic.