CALL 211 INFO LINE and press #3 and #1 if you are homeless or in a housing emergency. The state and federal government have taken a number of steps to help protect homeowners and renters impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Acting through the Department of Housing (DOH) and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA), the State of Connecticut has created the Temporary Rental Housing Assistance Program to respond to the housing issues associated with the advent of COVID-19. For more information, follow this link: TRHAP Program

Notices and Publications


Public Participation Notices

None at this time

Virtual Public Hearings

Virtual Public Hearing for the 2020-24 Consolidated Plan - September 4, 2020

Virtual Public Hearing for the FY 2019-20 Action Plan 2nd Amendment for Addressing COVID-19 - August 27, 2020

Virtual Public Meeting for the Draft FY 2019-20 Action Plan Amendment for Addressing COVID-19 - April 28, 2020

Virtual Public Hearing for the Draft 2020 Plan for the Administration of the HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program - April 9, 2020

Participant Policy Notices 

Notice OPRHS-20-001 HUD Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Notice of Funding Availability

Notice OPRHS-20-002 Coronavirus Update for State Congregate and Elderly
Notice OPRHS-20-003 Update on COVID-19 for Section 8 and 811 PRA Subsidized Properties
Notice OPRHS-20-004 COVID-19 Expense Tracking
Notice OPRHS-02-005 Suspension of In-Person Open Meeting Requirements
Notice OPRHS-20-006 Statutory Regulatory Relief
Notice OPRHS-02-007 FEMA Public Assistance Information – Coronavirus (COVID 19)
Notice OPRHS-20-008 Guidance on Cleaning – Positive Coronavirus (COVID 19) Resident
Notice OPRHS-20-009 Federal Public Assistance for Public Housing Authorities – COVID-19 
Notice OPRHS-20-010 COVID 19 Conference with Public Housing Authorities
Notice OPRHS-20-011 Treatment of Payments made under Coronavirus Aid (CARES Act) 

2012 and Prior Year Department of Housing Notices

Federal Housing Preservation Notices

Thank you for your interest in receiving the notices under Connecticut General Statutes, Section 8-68c. Section 8-68c reads in part, “… On and after July 1, 2006, any owner of multifamily rental housing for persons and families of low and moderate income, that is assisted pursuant to a contract, mortgage, or mortgage insured under any covered program shall, not later than one year prior to the expiration or planned or proposed termination of any subsidy for the development, sale, transfer of title, lease of the development, prepayment of any such contract or mortgage, or maturity of such mortgage, if any such action will result in the cessation or reduction of the financial assistance or regulatory requirements designed to make the assisted units affordable to low and moderate income households, provide written notice of such action to the Commissioner, the chief executive officer of the municipality in which such housing is located and to all tenants residing in such housing….” “…Not later than ten business days after receipt of any notice, DOH shall post such notice on DOH’s web site. Such notice shall also be made available electronically to those persons who have provided DOH with a written request to receive such notices along with a current electronic mail address….” 

Properties posted on October 30, 2018:
New Canaan, CT - Canaan Parish FHA No. 017-35079 Notice of Intent to Prepay


Administrative Plans

The Plan for the Administration of the HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program: 2020 / 2019 / 2018 and Certifications / 201720162015 / 2014 / 2013 

The Plan for the Administration of the State Rental Assistance Payments Program (RAP): 2019 / 20152011

Continuum of Care Rental Assistance Administrative Plan

Fair Housing Guides and Posters

Representing Yourself in Foreclosure: A Guide to Connecticut Homeowners (English) (Spanish)
Moving Forward Connecticut Renters' Guide (English)  (Spanish)
Moving Forward Greater Hartford Renters' Guide (English)  (Spanish)
Fair Housing Poster (English)  (Spanish) 
EEO Poster (English)  (Spanish)
Right to Equal Opportunity Housing Flyer
Discrimination is Illegal Poster
CFHC Discrimination is Illegal Poster (English -size 8 1/2 x 11)  (English - size 11 x 17)  (Spanish)

HUD Homeowners Guide to Success

Housing Plans

5-Yr Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development: DRAFT 2020-2024 / 2015-2019/ 2010-2015 / 2005-2009 / 2000-2004 

Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development: 2019-20 / 2018-192017-1820162015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008/ 2007 / 2006 / 2005

2019-20 Action Plan Amendment - Addressing COVID-19 
2019 -20 Action Plan Second Amendment - Addressing COVID-19 

2011 Action Plan Substantial Amendment - Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3

Citizen Participation Plan 

Citizen Participation Plan - Amendment 

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice 2015

Housing Reports

Performance Evaluation Report (PER): 2019-20 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005

DOH Annual Report: 2018-20192017-20182016-20172015-20162014-20152013-2014

Report on Rental Assistance Programs: 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 

A Study of Tenants in State-Funded Elderly/Disabled Housing   

2019 DOH Legislative Session Report

Affordable Housing Appeals

Affordable Housing Appeals List:
2019 / 2018 / Amended 2017 / 2016 /20152014 / 2013 / Amended 2012 / 2012 / Amended 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002

Activity Relative to a Moratorium under Affordable Housing Land Use Appeals Act, Sec. 8-30g CGS


Opportunity Mapping 
HUD Rent and Income Limits 
DECD Research and Publications

State Disaster Readiness and Procedures

State of CT Disaster Recovery Framework   
Disaster PowerPoint - NAHRO August 2013 
Checklist for Housing Managers  
Disaster Guidance


Compliance Information Relocation Plans 
CT Resident Service Coordinator Resource Guidebook
UPCS Inspection Standards - NHTF