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Coronavirus / COVID-19: Housing Assistance During Covid-19

Information and Resources

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 and they have pooled their information under one website.
  • The Temporary Rental Housing Assistance Program (TRHAP) - The State is now offering 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 that have negatively impacted a household’s ability to pay their full monthly rent over the next number of months.   To determine if you qualify for Rental Housing assistance please CALL 1-860-785-3111.
  • The Temporary Mortgage Assistance Program (T-MAP) - The State is now offering a 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 for Mortgage assistance please CALL 1-860-785-3111; (same number for both programs).  If you have a federally insured mortgage (from CHFA, FHA, VA, USDA) you are NOT eligible for this program, but have other options for relief, including forbearance or mediation. Please contact CHFA about their "Single-family Borrowers/Homeowners and Servicers", or contact your lender or servicer directly.