Embracing diversity to strengthen Connecticut.

Open Communities Alliance is a Connecticut-based civil rights organization that promotes access to opportunity for all people through education, organizing, advocacy, research, and partnerships. The Alliance works to build an urban-suburban interracial coalition to support policies that lead to housing choice.  Join us! 


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A chance for everyone to achieve his or her full potential.

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In The News

A recent study funded by the state reveals that Connecticut is experiencing rising racial and economic segregation, marking it one of the most segregated regions in the nation. This trend is particularly evident in certain areas across the state. The Fairfield County Center for Housing Opportunity (FCCHO) conducted a virtual...

The housing crisis in Connecticut takes many forms. Whether it’s a lack of starter homes for young families, a shortage of units for employers looking to grow their workforce or the devastating increase in homelessness, the state is suffering on multiple levels. There is no one policy that could solve...

Worth Reading

For the first time, the Housing Authority of New Haven is providing site-based housing vouchers outside of the Elm City itself, covering 40 low-income apartments in the town of Branford. As housing advocates continue to push for a state bill that would allow local public housing agencies to build apartments...

The need for housing assistance has rapidly outpaced voucher supply in the northeast, leaving tens of thousands of people on waitlists that often only open every few years, representatives from three states said Thursday. Housing officials from Connecticut, New Jersey and Massachusetts spoke at a housing forum in Hartford on...

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