The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials welcomes you to our homepage!
CONN-NAHRO offers a forum for public housing professionals who are dedicated to providing safe, decent and affordable housing for all Connecticut citizens, particularly those with very low, low and moderate incomes. We provide relevant training opportunities, timely housing information, and a strong professional network of resources. Our membership represents a strong group of housing professionals, housing providers, and industry partners. (See our Sponsors below.)
Our member housing authorities have the responsibility of managing or administering housing for 150,000 families and
individuals in over 62,000 housing units throughout the State of Connecticut. CONN-NAHRO is dedicated to providing increased
advocacy for effective and efficient housing policy and legislation that supports public housing. CONN-NAHRO works
with decision-makers at the local, state and federal levels to craft meaningful policy and legislation. Through the
power and expertise of its members, CONN-NAHRO has played a key leadership role in shaping housing policies and programs
in Connecticut that has preserved and protected this important affordable housing resource.
By joining CONN-NAHRO and our successful network of housing professionals and industry partners, you contribute to a
unified voice for public housing in Connecticut. Membership renewals are being accepted online now (see link under
The Latest News.)
The Latest NewsCONN NAHRO ConventionAttached here for your review and use is a PowerPoint presentation that Donald LaVoy, REAC presented at the NERC-NAHRO Annual Conference in Portsmouth, NH. Mr. LaVoy is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for REAC.
Sunday, August 25 - Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Click HERE to view the the PROPOSED agenda for Monday and Tuesday sessions. Wednesday will feature our Board of Directors installation breakfast, and
$525 per person (member rate) for full conference
$600 per person (non member rate) for full conference
One day Monday or Tuesday only $375 per person (member rate)
One day Monday or Tuesday only $425 per person (non member rate)
Sponsorship opportunities are available!
Reserve your hotel room today!
Click here to review all Sponsorship Opportunities.
Thank you to our TITLE sponsors
Please support our Congressional August Advocacy Month! Click here to read important information from NAHRO on advocacy efforts and more coming this month.
Click here to register for the Wednesday federal Rent Calculation training presented by NAHRO. $299 per person includes lunch and materials.
After being field tested, these new REAC standards are anticipated to become effective within twenty-four months. I would encourage you to familiarize yourself with the presentation to help better understand the evolution of REAC and how our organizations will be scored in the future.
CONN NAHRO Connections - July 2019
Click here to read the July edition!
A Benefit for the Leco Family
Sunday, September 15 -1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church - 937 Chase Parkway - Waterbury, CT
Judy Leco, wife of Rick Leco, former CONN NAHRO member & New London, CT Executive Director, MassNAHRO & NERC/NAHRO President and National Vice-President for Commissioners is battling Glioblastoma. This devastating disease of the brain has put enormous strain on the Leco Family. Join with other friends to honor and benefit the Leco Family in their fight against this terrible disease. Tickets are $60 and include luncheon and beverages.
Donations accepted. Please make checks out to "Friends of the Leco Family" and send to 909 Washington Street Unit 12 - Norwood, MA 02062.
Tickets can be purchased through John D'Amelia or Joseph D'Ascoli
NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE OUR HOUSING MANAGER CERTIFICATE SERIES!!
Click here to view a promotional video regarding the modules and the overall training. Click this
link to the CHM Certification
NEWS YOU CAN USE:
Connecticut rental housing is among nation’s least affordable -
WTNH recently aired a news story about Connecticut’s elderly/disabled housing that highlights the problems of the policy of mixing these two populations in one community—difficulties and risks for all involved including the elderly residents and their families, for the disabled residents who do not have adequate services, and to the housing authorities who are trying to sustain the affordable housing for future generations with few, if any, additional rental income resources or social service supports. This TV news investigation highlights the problems, the complexity, and the urgency of the situation. You can view Part 1 – Neglected Neighbors here, Part 2 – Neglected Neighbors here, Part 3 - Neglected Neighbors here, Part 4 - Neglected Neighbors here. CONN-NAHRO has been urging our legislature and policy makers to address this issue for many years. We hope
that this series will help our legislators and the general public to understand why the need to address this issue
is becoming an urgent one—for the safety of all residents that we serve in this type of housing.
Become a member of CONN-NAHRO or renew your membership now to be sure you are receiving all of our invitations to trainings, events, convention and sponsorship opportunities. We also share communications including legislative updates, RFPs, and timely news. Click here to become a new member or renew your annual membership today.
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