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Coronavirus / COVID-19: Housing and Food Assistance

Information and Resources

News and Updates

Food Resources

Foodshare is the largest anti-hunger organization in the Greater Hartford area. They connect surplus food to those who struggle with food insecurity through a network of 280 food pantries, meal programs, and Mobile Foodshare sites.

Unite CT


Emergency Rental Assistance for Connecticut’s Economy
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Rent and Mortgage Assistance


  • What To Do If You Can't Pay Your Rent: Story from NPR about the  federal moratorium on evictions.
  • Free guidance and assistance regarding Rent and Evictions.  This free service is available from several nonprofit legal aid organizations in CT.
  • The Temporary Rental Housing Assistance Program (TRHAP) - assistance to renters in order to prevent eviction actions.  This will address both the arrearage caused by income loss and/or greater expenses due to COVID-19. To determine if you qualify please CALL 1-860-785-3111.
  • The Temporary Mortgage Assistance Program (T-MAP) - homeowner assistance program for low and moderate income households in Connecticut who are struggling to pay their mortgages due to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. To determine if you qualify please CALL 1-860-785-3111;
    • If you have a federally insured mortgage (from CHFA, FHA, VA, USDA) you are NOT eligible for this program, but have other options; please contact CHFA about their "Single-family Borrowers/Homeowners and Servicers", or contact your lender or servicer directly.