Hannah Qu
Staff Reporter
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Unhoused advocates push city to expand resources for homeless people during winter

The Unhoused Activists Community Team is campaigning for permanent access to free public restrooms, showers and lockers, as well as greater protections during eviction processes and the legalization of tent cities.

Afghan Women’s Circle connects refugee women with community and mentorship

Elena’s Light celebrates the inaugural graduation class of Afghan Women’s Circle

New Haven renters navigate a complex landscape of affordable housing services

Housing non-profits held a town hall last Saturday to provide support and legal advice for tenants facing rising rents or evictions.

One More Night at Broadway

POV: You're walking on Broadway.

New Haven launches “I’m Home” initiative to promote affordable housing

The program, announced Oct. 4, provides financial assistance to renters and first-time homebuyers and is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.

Community members protest local restaurant for wage theft, alleged police retaliation

Unidad Latina en Acción alleges that its organizing director was arrested without warrant and assaulted by officers in relation to alleged disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.

Connecticut increases SNAP eligibility, benefits

An estimated 17,600 families statewide may become newly eligible for food assistance.

Local housing nonprofit expands its decades-old reach through three new properties

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven rang in another anniversary following the acquisition of three new properties from the city.

Law School-based Prison Letters Project seeks to amplify voices from prison

A team of Yale Law School affiliates headed by professor Emily Bazelon has compiled an online database of prison correspondence that so far includes around 100 letters.

Dwight Community Fridge opens, aims to encourage kinship between Yale students and New Haven

The Dwight Community Fridge recently opened at the YMCA Daycare Center.

New Haven sees debate over cannabis dispensary zoning

The City of New Haven Adult-Use Cannabis Zoning Ordinance prohibits Cannabis establishments of any kind in all residential zones.