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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)
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)

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