Mutual Effort. Greater Impact.

The backbone for organizations working to end homelessness and ensure stable, affordable housing is available for everyone.

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Housing Affordability



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Access to a safe and affordable home is the critical foundation for health, wellbeing, education, stability, and social and economic mobility. Yet housing that is affordable is increasingly out of reach for millions of households. There is no state or county in our country where a renter working full-time at minimum wage can afford a two-bedroom apartment.

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Partnership rooted in a mutual vision. Processes designed to expand capacity.

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We partner with nearly four hundred organizations working to prevent homelessness and address housing affordability.


In the last year, we have housed nearly two thousand people and diverted over five thousand additional people from homelessness.


Our research shows that Connecticut needs an additional 86,068 homes that are affordable to meet current demand.

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Increased investment in solutions to end homelessness and increase affordable housing in the last ten years.

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We know what needs to change. Help us get there. The Housing Collective supports an impressive network of committed, innovative housing, homelessness, and social justice practitioners.

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