The housing crisis in Connecticut affects people in all corners of the state in a wide variety of circumstances. But nowhere is the situation more severe than for low-income workers priced out by a soaring market.
There’s a simple lack of supply, even in cities that are nominally affordable. But the problem goes far beyond that. As a Hearst Connecticut Media investigation found , even for people who receive help from the government in finding shelter, the obstacles are daunting, to the point that many people are forced to give up and simply live elsewhere.