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Recording of Public Forum on Mixed Population Housing at Darien Library (Darien Public Access, December 7, 2018)
Recording of Public Forum on Mixed Population Housing at Legislative Office Building (CT-N, December 6, 2018)
Mental health, addiction causes housing complex conflicts (CT Post / Hearst Media, December 6, 2018)
Executive Director Erin Kemple interviewed on WSHU’s The Full Story, “The Fight for Racial Equality” (WSHU,  December 6, 2018)
Report on elderly/disabled housing to be released at forums (Fox 61 via Associated Press, December 1, 2018)
Advocates ponder: would a legal challenge bring housing equity? (New Haven Register, October 22, 2018)
Housing inequality can be both cause and effect of poverty in wealthy CT (CT Mirror, October 16, 2018)
Southington branch included in lawsuit alleging housing bias by Liberty Bank (Meriden Record-Journal, October 11, 2018)
Nonprofits File Federal Housing Lawsuit Against Liberty Bank (CTNewsJunkie, October 8, 2018)
CT Bank Sued for Alleged Discriminatory Mortgage Lending (National Law Review, October 9, 2018)
2 Consumer Groups Hit Conn. Bank With Redlining Suit (Law360, October 5, 2018)
Discrimination Against Customers Alleged in Liberty Bank Federal Suit (Connecticut Law Tribune, October 5, 2018)
Liberty Bank Accused of Racial Discrimination in Lending Practices (Hartford Courant, October 4, 2018)
Liberty Bank Accused of Racial Discrimination in Lending Practices (NY Daily News, October 4, 2018)
Lawsuit alleges discriminatory lending practices by Liberty Bank (Hartford Business Journal, October 4, 2018)
Landmarks Finds History in Urban Geography (The New London Day, September 30, 2018)
New London Landmarks, Connecticut Fair Housing Center to host walking tour (The New London Day, September 14, 2018)
Entrevista a Loraine Martinez, Abogada de CT Fair Housing Center (Identidad Latina Radio, September 7, 2018)
Connecticut rental housing is among nation’s least affordable (The CT Mirror, June 22, 2018)
Editorial: Connecticut Still Needs Foreclosure Help (Hartford Courant, May 4, 2018)
Hartford Capewell Factory Office Sold to Housing Advocates (Hartford Courant, April 20, 2018)
Panel lays out best practices for complying with fair housing laws (The New London Day, April 18, 2018)
As residents leave the Crystal Avenue apartments, officials plan increased security (The New London Day, April 16, 2018)
A half century after Fair Housing Act: ‘We are segregated’ (The CT Mirror, April 15, 2018)
Malloy pushes for more affordable housing (New Haven Register, April 11, 2018)
New London Landmarks, CT Fair Housing Center to hold presentation (Norwich Bulletin, April 6, 2018)
Upcoming event will explore New London’s “lost neighborhood” (The New London Day, April 6, 2018)
Grappling with how to improve safety at sober homes (The New London Day, March 2, 2018)


An Option for Connecticut Borrowers in Danger of Losing Home to Foreclosure (Hartford Courant, December 23, 2017)
Official wonders if fair housing training is deficient (The Hour, November 20, 2017)
Study suggests housing discrimination in Norwalk (The Hour, October 23, 2017)
Gap between buying and renting a home in CT widens (The CT Mirror, October 9, 2017)
More seniors are taking loans against their homes – and it’s costing them (The Washington Post, August 25, 2017)
Travelers, other insurers, accused of discriminating against low-income tenants (The CT Mirror, August 25, 2017)
Affordable housing on the front burner for Norwalk (The Hour, August 1, 2017)
Danbury landlord settles housing discrimination case (Danbury News-Times, July 19, 2017)
Danbury Housing Discrimination Suit Ends in $50,000 Settlement (Connecticut Law Tribune, July 18, 2017)
Sewer Authority on New Foreclosure Tear (New Haven Independent, July 14, 2017)

Town Accused of Using Tax, Zoning Laws to Block Home for Disabled (Connecticut Law Tribune, April 18, 2017)
Lawmakers consider regulations for ‘sober houses’ (Meriden Record-Journal, February 22, 2017)
Bridgeport foreclosures stay stubbornly high (Connecticut Post, February 16, 2017)
Coalition Gearing Up to Defend Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (WSHU, February 8, 2017)
CFHC Featured on El Show de Ana Leh (Univision, January 28, 2017)
Erin Kemple Interviewed About Housing Discrimination on Our Lives (News 12 CT, January 14, 2017) 



Lawsuit: Fannie Mae neglects foreclosures in minority communities (Hartford Business Journal, December 6, 2016)
Ben Carson called new housing laws ‘social engineering.’ That worries fair housing advocates. (Yahoo! News, December 6, 2016)
Norwalk takes aim at housing discrimination (The Hour, November 23, 2016)
New Haven agencies working to serve homeless LGBTQ youth find safe housing (New Haven Register, November 12, 2016)
Jeff Gentes Interviewed About Foreclosure Prevention Assistance on Our Lives (News 12 CT, November 5, 2016)
CitiMortgage Sued Over Foreclosure Violations (Connecticut Law Tribune, October 7, 2016)
How Mansfield Shut Out Section 8 Applicant (Hartford Courant, September 22, 2016)
“Code Words” Lead to Big Settlement in Housing Case (Hartford Courant, September 16, 2016)
New CT Rules cover payday lenders, debt collectors, export financing (Hartford Business Journal, September 12, 2016)
Harbor Point Settlement Agrees to $40,000 Settlement over Racial Discrimination Accusations (Stamford Advocate, June 22, 2016)
Yale Finds Itself on Both Sides of Employee’s Fight for a Home (Bloomberg, June 8, 2016)
Affordable Housing for the Disabled Questioned (FOX 61, May 23, 2016)
Tax Liens: What Are They and Why Do They Matter? (WNPR / Where We Live, April 21, 2016)
Fair Housing: Informed Renters are Empowered Renters (Tenant Talk, pg. 7, Winter-Spring 2016, by National Low Income Housing Coalition)
What Redlining Did to Connecticut’s Most Impoverished Neighborhoods (WNPR, April 19, 2016)
Tax Liens Sales in Connecticut Often Target the Most Financially Vulnerable (WNPR, February 24, 2016)
Connecticut high court upholds bifurcated mortgage filing fees (Hartford Business Journal, February 29, 2016)
Middletown Zoning Board asked to waive sober house hearing (The Middletown Press, February 8, 2016)
Housing Case Irks Landlord Advocate (Waterbury Republican-American, January 26, 2016)
Arcadia Crossing Development Approved (West Hartford Press, January 14, 2016)
Real Estate Firm that Enforced No-Children Rule Settles Discrimination Claim (Connecticut Law Tribune, January 12, 2016)


In Connecticut, Housing is a Double-Edged Sword (WNPR/Where We Live, December 22, 2015)
Montville housing discrimination case involving family with child settled for $65K (Norwich Bulletin, December 18, 2015)
The Power and Pain of Zoning Regulations in Connecticut (WNPRDecember 14, 2015)
Trashed House: How a Mortgage Mistake Cost A Family Everything (WTNHDecember 11, 2015)
Suib seeks $93K to launch ‘housing discrimination testing program’ (The Hour, November 23, 2015)
A Fair Housing Tour of Hartford- A look into the past to help us prepare for the future (Partnership for Strong CommunitiesOctober 20, 2015)
Owner of Northwest Side apartment complex settles fair-housing complaint (The Columbus Dispatch, September 9, 2015)
Discrimination Lives On In Real Estate (Hartford Courant, August 6, 2015)
Bus tour gives decision makers better view of Hartford’s housing challenges (Hartford Courant, May 7, 2015)
Yale Law School Clinic, Connecticut Fair Housing Center Seek Relief for Homeowners Burdened with Underwater Second Mortgages (Yale News, March 23, 2015)
Reverse Mortgage Headache Has Retiree Scrambling  (Connecticut Post, February 20, 2015)

Housing Group Reaches $42k Settlement on Discrimination Claim in Hamden (New Haven Register, December  19, 2014)
Transgender Worker, Tenant Bring Discrimination Lawsuits (The Connecticut Law Tribune, October 31, 2014)
Housing Advocates’ Suite Claims Discrimination by Insurers (The Connecticut Law Tribune, July 23, 2014)
Connecticut Fair Housing Center & HUD Settle Discrimination Complaint ( DS News, June 27, 2014)
Connecticut Fair Housing Center Honors Professor J.L. Pottenger (Yale Law School, April 22, 2014)
Foreclosure prevention clinics assist Stamford, Norwalk homeowners (The Stamford Times, April 15, 2014)
Fair-Housing Complaint Against U.S. Bank Cites Foreclosed Homes In New Haven (Hartford Courant, March 11, 2014)
New Haven homes included in complaint against banking giant (New Haven Register, March 11, 2014)
Foreclosure crisis slow to end in state, experts say (The Day, January 27, 2014)
Housing Authority Settles Discrimination Suit (Connecticut Law Tribune, January 6, 2014)


Vernon Housing Authority Settles Discrimination Suit (Hartford Courant, December 5, 2013)
Fair Housing Center Settles Federal Lawsuit (Connecticut Law Tribune, November 15, 2013)
$600K Grant To Fund Fair Housing Monitoring (Hartford Business Journal, September 27, 2013)
Malloy Praises Foreclosure Legislation (Stamford Advocate, August 13, 2013)
Connecticut Landlords To Pay Damages For Discrimination (Connecticut Law Tribune/Associated Press, August 12, 2013)

Housing Discrimination Case Brings Damages, Highlights Lost Opportunities (Hartford Courant, August 5, 2013)
Hartford-Area Landlord Settles Discrimination Suit (WNPR, May 16, 2013) [*audio file]
Property Manager Settles Fair Housing Lawsuit (Hartford Courant, May 15, 2013)
Support State Foreclosure Legislation (The News-Times, February 7, 2013)
Plaintiff Wins $109,000 in Rental Discrimination Case (Connecticut Law Tribune, January 28, 2013)
Woman Gets $110,000 for Discrimination Claim (Journal Inquirer, January 12, 2013)


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