Legislative Update
Monday, February 26, 2024 7:05 PM

HB5242 An Act Concerning The Collateral Consequences Of Criminal Records On Housing Opportunities. - OPPOSE (TRACKED ON 2/23)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/23)

To prohibit housing providers from considering a prospective tenant's felony conviction in connection with a rental application after certain time periods.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB209 An Act Concerning Nonresident Landlord Registration And Increasing Penalties For Repeat Building And Fire Code Violations. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/22)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/23)

To (1) require certain nonresident landlords, project-based housing providers or agents in charge of rental properties to register certain personal identifying information, and (2) to increase penalties for repeat violations of building and fire codes.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB11 An Act Coordinating Connecticut Resiliency Planning And Broadening Municipal Options For Climate Resilience. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/16)
Status: ENV Public Hearing: Wed 2/28 10:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/23)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/28 10:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5091 An Act Concerning Funding For Housing Services. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/15)
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (2/14)

To invest twenty million dollars to stabilize and strengthen the state's homeless response system.

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SB143 An Act Concerning Evictions For Cause. - OPPOSE (TRACKED ON 2/15)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 2/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/16)

To require cause for the eviction of certain tenants and residents of mobile manufactured home parks.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB146 An Act Concerning The Administration Of The Rental Assistance Program And Other Housing Voucher Programs. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/15)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 2/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/16)

To modify the rental assistance program to (1) increase the effective duration of rental assistance program certificates, (2) reduce eligible unit inspection periods, (3) require that program payments to landlords begin within ten days of the commencement of a qualifying tenancy, (4) provide for the electronic signature and electronic submission of all program documents, (5) create an online tool that allows interested parties to calculate housing authority payments under the program, (6) allow the Commissioner of Housing to adjust maximum rent levels for certain housing assistance programs, and (7) notify prospective tenants of the portability of rental assistance program certificates and other housing vouchers.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB147 An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study The Implementation Of Rental Savings Accounts. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/15)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 2/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/16)

To establish a task force to study the implementation of rental savings accounts.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5115 An Act Authorizing Bonds Of The State For Grants-in-aid To Certain Nonprofit Organizations For The Development Of Affordable Housing. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/14)
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (2/14)

To provide funding for certain nonprofits to develop affordable housing projects in collaboration with local public housing authorities.

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HB5056 An Act Facilitating The Expansion Of Shared Municipal Services. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/8)
Status: PD Public Hearing: Wed 2/21 01:30 PM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (2/16)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/21 1:30 PM @ ROOM 2B AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB6 An Act Concerning Housing. - MONITOR (TRACKED ON 2/7)
Status: Vote to Draft (2/15)

To make housing more affordable for Connecticut residents.

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