Housing

The links below provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on programs and services pertaining to older adults.

Emergency Housing

Are you in need of an emergency shelter due to a domestic violence issue? Click on the link below to find a shelter who can help.

If you are currently homeless and need to find a temporary place to stay.  Click on the link below and put in your city or town in the 2nd search box. Then hit the orange button to see if you may qualify for a shelter in your area, that may be able to help.

Are you homeless and need a place to take a shower, do laundry, or attend to other personal needs? Click on the link below to see if there is a drop in center in your area.

Do you need help finding available moderate rental or purchasable housing?  Click on the link below for information that is available online or in print, that may be helpful with your search.

Have you run away or know of someone who has? These temporary emergency shelters for youth who have run away or have been asked to leave their housing, may be able to assist.

Do you or someone you know, who is homeless and needs temporary extended shelter and supportive services, to help individuals work towards living independently and transition into permanent housing, these services may be able to help?  Click on the link below to see if an agency that assists with this, can be found in your community.

Stay Housed

Are you looking to purchase a home, shop for housing that meets your needs, resolve potential credit problems, analyze specific home purchase offers, obtain a mortgage loan with advantageous interest rates and an affordable monthly payment?  Click on the link below and put in your city or town in the 2nd search box. Then hit the orange button to find a program in your area, that may be able to help.

Are you having trouble making mortgage payments and may be at risk of losing your home through foreclosure or are already in the foreclosure process? A housing related counseling agency, found at the link below, may be able to help with, information on the foreclosure process, legal timelines and how to contact and negotiate with a lender, assessment of the homeowner's financial situation and development of a plan to address homeownership and financial issues.

Do you believe you are a victim of an unethical lending institution that may have pressured you into signing a loan agreement that you cannot afford? Click on the link below to see if an agency that assists with these issues, can help

Do you need help paying for your property taxes? If you meet income, age and/or disability requirements you may qualify for a special property tax rebate or tax credit through programs offered by local or state government. Click on the link below and put in your city or town in the 2nd search box. Then hit the orange button to find your city/town program, and to see if you qualify.

Are you having trouble paying for your rent?  Click on the link below and put in your city or town in the 2nd search box. Then hit the orange button to see if there are any programs in your area that can help.

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Other Help

Housing Choice Voucher Program (also known as Section 8) waiting list web site. You can use this web site to locate open Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists throughout Connecticut. You can also register to receive automatic notice of the opening of Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists whenever they occur.

Connecticut’s Coordinated Access Networks