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Can Algorithms Violate Fair Housing Laws? (The Markup, September 24, 2020)

Six months into pandemic, just two families have received aid from state’s rental assistance program (CT Mirror, September 23, 2020)

COVID rental assistance program vastly oversubscribed (CT Mirror, August 19, 2020) 

Campbell: ‘A tsunami of displaced people’ as CT faces eviction emergency (CT Post, August 8, 2020)

Few qualify for state housing assistance – and a crisis looms (CT Mirror, August 7, 2020)

Xenophobia In Our Backyard (WSHU The Full Story podcast, August 2, 2020)

Advocates: Time running out to save COVID-impacted renters from eviction (CT Post, July 26, 2020)

As $600 weekly unemployment benefits end, a wave of evictions is expected in CT (CT Mirror, July 24, 2020)

Rental assistance in CT rolls out slowly; advocates say center is ‘overwhelmed’ (New Haven Register, July 20, 2020) 

State policies have perpetuated segregation. The eviction moratorium is an opportunity to reverse years of discriminatory policies (Hartford Courant, July 5, 2020) 

Connecticut has an opportunity to tackle housing segregation. It appears to be taking a pass. (CT Mirror, June 29, 2020)

Is the state headed for an eviction crisis? To be determined… (CT Mirror, June 10, 2020)

Federal Bank predicts a Connecticut surge of pandemic-induced missed rent and mortgage payments (CT Mirror, May 27, 2020) 

Connecticut to close some courthouses to limit employee, visitor exposure to coronavirus; evictions, foreclosures paused (Hartford Courant, March 18, 2020) 

Pandemic Pauses Evictions; Tenant Advocates Call For Longer Moratorium; Landlord Impact Uncertain (New Haven Independent, March 18, 2020)

Lawsuit alleges Wolcott violated federal law by changing zoning regulations to prevent group home from opening on residential street (The Republican-American, February 29, 2020)

Middlesex United Way: Resources for low-income renters are a click away (The Middletown Press, February 7, 2020)

Long Island Divided (Newsday, November 17, 2019)

Faith leaders organize to eliminate welfare liens in Connecticut, expand anti-racism training in Greater Hartford Schools (Hartford Courant, October 29, 2019)

Trump Wants to Give Landlords Even More Power Over People With Criminal Records (Vice, September 7, 2019)

Can algorithms be racist? Trump’s housing department says no (Reveal News, August 5, 2019)

How the government shutdown caused a foreclosure – and could cause more (The Intercept, February 13, 2019)
Bills would prevent deficiency judgments on crumbling concrete homes (Journal Inquirer, February 8, 2019)
Automated background checks are deciding who’s fit for a home (The Verge, February 1, 2019)
New Haven’s affordable housing advocates urged to keep up pressure (New Haven Register, January 25, 2019)
Workers, taxpayers frustrated as shutdown breaks record and payday passes(CT Post, January 14, 2019)
Fair Housing, Lending Workshop Held in Stamford (Stamford Patch, January 12, 2019)
“No one to help” public housing residents during federal shutdown (CT Post, January 11, 2019)
CFHC Staffer Fionnuala Darby Hudgens discusses zoning on Where We Live (Connecticut Public Radio, January 10, 2019)

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