Legislative Update
Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:53 AM

HB5516 An Act Concerning A Municipal Option For A Homestead Property Tax Exemption. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 3/26)
Status: File Number 565 (4/18)

To exempt a percentage of the assessed value of certain owner-occupied dwellings from property tax and require the assessors of certain municipalities to submit a report of programmatic and legislative changes to implement the homestead property tax exemption.

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Hearing Date(s):
Mon 4/1 10:00 AM @ ROOM 2E AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5419 An Act Concerning The Authority Of The Attorney General To Initiate Legal Actions In Response To Alleged Discriminatory Housing Practices. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 3/6)
Status: Senate Calendar Number 334 (4/19)

To permit the Attorney General to bring legal actions in response to alleged discriminatory housing practices.

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Hearing Date(s):
Mon 3/18 10:00 AM @ ROOM 2C AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5345 An Act Concerning Mobile Manufactured Homes. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/29)
Status: BA Public Hearing: Tue 3/5 01:30 PM @ ROOM 2C AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (3/1)

To require a park owner to amend a rental agreement with a mobile manufactured home owner or purchaser in certain circumstances.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 1:30 PM @ ROOM 2C AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5333 An Act Concerning A Study Of The Affordable Housing Appeals Process. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (3/1)

To study the effects of the affordable housing appeals process on municipalities in the state.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5335 An Act Concerning The Development Of Middle Housing. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: File Number 109 (3/25)

To provide municipalities with one-quarter housing unit-equivalent point for each middle housing unit developed as of right.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5336 An Act Implementing The Recommendations Of The Connecticut Housing And Segregation Study. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: File Number 110 (3/25)

To adopt certain recommendations of the Connecticut Housing and Segregation Study concerning (1) the equalization of state housing assistance payments with federal Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance payments, (2) requiring biennial inspections of any housing unit participating in the rental assistance program, and (3) the modification of certain scores under the Qualified Allocation Plan adopted by the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority and the Commissioner of Housing.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


HB5337 An Act Concerning Affordable Housing Development Practices. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: File Number 65 (3/20)

To (1) require a surety bond from any developer who submits an affordable housing application to a zoning commission, and (2) allow a municipality to award funds from a tax increment district master plan fund for improvements to certain affordable housing if pursuant to an agreement with the owner to renew the affordable deed covenants or restrictions concerning such affordable housing.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB265 An Act Requiring Annual Reports Concerning Waitlists For The Rental Assistance Program. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (3/1)

To require that the Commissioner of Housing report additional information concerning the administration of waitlists for the rental assistance program on an annual basis.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB267 An Act Requiring A Study Of The Effects Of Short-term Rentals On The Housing Market Of The State. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: File Number 49 (3/19)

To require the Commissioner of Housing to conduct a study of the effects of short-term rentals on the housing market of the state.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB268 An Act Requiring A Study Of Advance Rental Payments. - SUPPORT DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: HSG Public Hearing: Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE (3/1)

To require the Commissioner of Housing to study the potential impacts of allowing landlords to accept advance rental payments from tenants of residential dwelling units.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB271 An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study The Implementation Of Rent Savings Accounts. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/28)
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Housing (2/28)

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

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HB5242 An Act Concerning The Collateral Consequences Of Criminal Records On Housing Opportunities. - OPPOSE DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/23)
Status: Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations (3/27)

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 DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/22)
Status: File Number 502 (4/16)

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 Concerning Connecticut Resiliency Planning And Providing Municipal Options For Climate Resilience. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/16)
Status: Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate (4/30)

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 DEAD (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 DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/15)
Status: File Number 38 (3/18)

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 DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/15)
Status: File Number 91 (3/25)

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 DEAD (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 DEAD (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 DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/8)
Status: File Number 400 (4/10)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/13 10:00 AM @ ROOM 2A AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE


SB6 An Act Concerning Housing. - MONITOR DEAD (TRACKED ON 2/7)
Status: File Number 92 (3/25)

To make housing more affordable for Connecticut residents.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 3/5 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2D AND ZOOM AND YOUTUBE LIVE