Connecticut

RENTER HOUSEHOLDS: 465,065

Eviction filings in Connecticut fell significantly below average when a state-wide eviction moratorium was instituted in April 2020. These eviction protections expired on June 30, 2021.

More detail on eviction protections in Connecticut can be found on the COVID-19 Housing Policy Scorecard. Additional information is available on eviction filing patterns in Bridgeport and Hartford.

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Eviction Filings By Week

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Weekly Filings

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Filings Trend

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Local Moratorium

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CDC Order

* Filings in the last week may be undercounted as a result of processing delays. These counts will be revised in the following week.

Changes in eviction filings

Eviction filings in Connecticut were slightly below average in January, February, and March of 2020.1 Filings dropped precipitously in April 2020.

  1. Eviction filing data were collected by the Connecticut Fair Housing Center. Historical averages cover the years 2017-2019.

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The geography of changes in eviction filings

Connecticut is divided into eight counties. In each of those counties, we map the number of eviction filings over the last four weeks. If you toggle below you can see these numbers as eviction filing rates—the number of eviction filings divided by the number of renter households in the county—or compared to the typical number of filings in the average year.1 2

  1. Eviction filing data were collected by the Connecticut Fair Housing Center. Historical averages cover the years 2017-2019.
  2. County breakdown of renter race/ethnicity determined using American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for 2015–2019.