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November 26, 2019
PSC seeks to raise $10,000 to end homelessness and expand housing opportunity in Connecticut.
November 14, 2019
December 2019 IForum will focus on the complexities of America's affordable housing crises, and policy recommendations to bring down housing costs.
November 13, 2019
The event featured keynote presentations on land banks and conservatorship, two redevelopment-focused tools which provide municipalities with flexibility and resources to deal with blighted properties.
November 13, 2019
Please join the Partnership for Strong Communities for our third IForum of the 2019 series, “Land Banks and Conservatorship: Connecticut’s New Tools to Stabilize Neighborhoods.”
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Fact Sheets
November 04, 2019
The Partnership's new fact sheet examines how the rental housing shortage in Southwestern Connecticut has contributed to rising housing costs.
October 09, 2019
by Janice Elliott
Executive Director, Melville Charitable Trust

When I was a child, I’d sometimes sit on the floor and pull a blanket over my head like a tent.  And within that little circle of fabric, flashlight in hand, I’d feel a leap of joy - at last I had my own private sanctuary, safe from the taunts of my four siblings; a space where I felt less lost. 
Affordable Housing, Homelessness
July 01, 2019
Alicia Woodsby, Partnership for Strong Communities
From the Partnership blog, Alicia Woodsby discusses the need to incorporate a racial equity framework into housing policy and advocacy.
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
June 25, 2019
Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) has released its 2019 Housing Impact Report exploring trends in publicly supported housing programs.
Federal News, Homelessness
June 25, 2019
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published Stella, a new strategic and analysis tool for Continuum of Cares to assess their homeless system performance.
Affordable Housing, Reports and Publications
June 25, 2019
Connecticut continues to have the 9th highest housing wage in the country ($25.40). A Connecticut resident would need to work 101 hours weekly at minimum wage to afford a 2-bedroom rental home.