UniteCT Resource Center 

NHSNB Opens Resource Center to Support Rental /Utility Assistance Applicants 

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain  has started a free Resource Center to help people apply for rental or utility assistance through Unite CT, Connecticut's COVID rental/utility relief program. 

 

NHSNB is located in the heart of Little Poland at 223 Broad Street in New Britain. 

" Our new Resource Center will make the application process smooth and easy. It's about both the human touch and access to technology. For people without computers or internet access, the Resource Center will provide this access," said Chris Sanders, NHSNB Executive Director. " In addition, " NHSNB trained staff are available to respond to customers and answer questions."

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NHSNB Opens Resource Center to Support Rental /Utility Assistance Applicants 

NHSNB staff are available via email or phone. Contact Jenn Brennan at jbrennan@nhsnb.org 

or call 860-224 -2433 and ask for Jenn at extension 121.

Resource Center Hours: 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • Friday, from 9 a.m. to to 12 noon 

The UniteCT Program will provide rental and utility payment assistance to qualified Connecticut households financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal is to help stabilize Connecticut's rental housing market. 

NHSNB is the only agency in Greater New Britain providing UniteCT support services and 1 of 13 agencies in the state. The Connecticut Department of Housing oversees the program. 

To be eligible for this program, a person must:

* Have qualified for unemployment or have experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID -19. 

* Demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability. 

* Have a household income at or below 80% of HUD AMI (Area Median Income).

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