DSS: Housing/Shelter



Housing Assistance

The Connecticut Department of Housing provides comprehensive housing-related services thru direct grants to municipalities and community based agencies.


CT Housing Search

The housing locator service allows people to locate available housing that best fits their individual and family needs. The service can be accessed online 24 hours a day and is supported by a toll-free, bilingual call center M-F, 9-8 EST. Individuals can easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria with special mapping features and receive apartment listings that provide a multitude of important information about each unit. In addition, the site connects people to other housing resources through website links and provides helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator, rental checklist, and renter rights and responsibilities information.  (Please note this is an external website not maintained by the Department of Social Services)


The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program benefits thousands of homeowners and renters throughout the state. Please check out the services explained on this website, as well as income and asset guidelines to see if you are eligible for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program.
Connecticut’s Weatherization Program is administered by the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) in partnership with the statewide Community Action Agency network.  Local Community Action Agencies qualify households and coordinate services; DEEP provides overall program management and technical assistance.

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