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Kennedy Award For Housing Advocacy

May 30, 2018

Representative Roland Lemar and state Housing Commissioner Evonne M. Klein have received the Connecticut Fair Housing Center’s Edward M. Kennedy Legislative Advocacy Award in recognition of their efforts to expand access to affordable housing.

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Victory For Student Dreamers In Connecticut

April 25, 2018

The House and Senate have approved legislation giving students who lack legal immigration status the right to access a student-generated financial aid pool. I’ve been a lead sponsor of this legislation for a long time and I am thrilled that it has finally passed. It’s common-sense legislation. Congrats to our Dreamers.

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Marking 50th Year Of Fair Housing Act

April 11, 2018

I was proud to join officials from around the state today to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Since the enactment of the federal law, Connecticut has made some progress toward ensuring that our residents have access to housing in every corner of the state, but more clearly needs to be done.

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Deadline Coming For Heating Assistance

March 27, 2018

We are closing in on the deadline to apply for heating assistance. Don't wait to the last minute. If you are eligible for home heating assistance, this program may help you. The general deadline for applications is May 1, 2018, however, eligible households that are subject to a shut-off notice by a utility for heating bills have an extended deadline of May 15.

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