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Why Affordable Housing Could Become Harder To Find

by | January 9, 2018

Poor families in the United States are having an increasingly difficult time finding an affordable place to live, due to high rents, static incomes and a shortage of housing aid. Tenant advocates worry that the new tax bill, as well as potential cuts in housing aid, will make the problem worse.

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The Impossible (And Necessary) Task of Counting Homeless Youths

by | January 8, 2018

Without an accurate count of how many young people are living without a home on their own, there can’t be effective policy. So at the end of January activists and volunteers in Connecticut will try to find and engage every young person between the ages of 13 and 24 who is homeless or unstably housed. Read […]

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Resources & Reports

Housing in Connecticut

Overview: An annual report on housing conditions across the state. Publication date: November 2017 Author: Partnership for Strong Communities Get the report

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Report: Chronic Homelessness Down 50 Percent in Connecticut

by | December 14, 2017

Connecticut is making significant progress toward ending chronic homelessness.

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Blog Posts

Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities — A Worsening Crisis

by | December 13, 2017

Kevin Martone, Executive Director of TAC, on the ever-worsening affordability gap for extremely low-income renters with disabilities.

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Resources & Reports

Priced Out: The Housing Crisis for People for Disabilities

There is no housing market in the United States where a person with a disability whose sole source of income is SSI can afford a safe, decent rental unit. Priced out shows the scope of the problem and proven solutions to fix it.

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Homeless Population Rises, Driven By West Coast Affordable-Housing Crisis

by | December 7, 2017

For the first time since 2010, the number of homeless people has increased due to the affordable housing crisis on the West Coast. Overall, the nation’s homeless numbers are 13 percent lower than they were in 2010 and some communities have all but eliminated homelessness among veterans,

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