Housing, Department of

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Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 8-37r

Agency History

1943, Chapter 264 (Public Acts)

State Housing Authority established

1951, January 3, (1950 March Special Session) Public Act 50-4

Duties and responsibilities transferred to the Housing Division within the Department of Public Works

1967, Public Act 67-522

Duties and responsibilities transferred to the Bureau of Housing within the Department of Community Affairs

1977, Public Act 77-614

Department of Community Affairs eliminated; housing programs consolidated under the Department of Economic Development

1979, July 1, Public Act 79-598

Responsibilities for operating established state housing programs transferred from Department of Economic Development to the newly established Department of Housing

1995, October 1, Public Act 95-250

Department of Housing merged into the Housing Division of the new Department of Economic and Community Development

2012, October 1, Public Act 12-1 (June 12 Sp. Sess.) sec. 112

Independent Department of Housing reestablished.

Published Histories/Articles

Not available

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Annual Reports are located in:

[CSL Call Number ConnDoc H819]
[CSL Call Number ConnDoc Ec55 anre]

Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002-, online version

State Archives Record Group: RG 071

List of Heads


Years of Service

Berkeley Cox 1946-1948
Bernard E. Loshbough 1948-1950
Joseph E. Canale 1979-1986
John F. Papandrea 1986-1990
Henry S. Scherer 1990-1994
Richard M. Cianci 1994-1995
Evonne M. Klein 2013-