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    Sunday, September 25, 2022
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    Sunday, September 25, 2022
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    Do you suspect your home is moldy? Here’s what to do.
    Area renters who are getting sick from mold say they feel as though they have no control over their health because of the housing situations they are in.
    Renovating a home without lead-safe practices can increase the hazard for spreading lead dust.
    No amount of lead in a child’s blood is considered safe, and a new state law increases access to services.
    Connecticut’s aging housing stock and infrastructure pose a greater risk of lead exposure. Here’s one family’s story.
    In this episode of In Short Supply, we delve into the legacy of urban renewal and the complicated history of the Thames River Apartments in New London Connecticut. And we...
    New London ‒ Laughs and classic R&B and rap music filled the air at Riverside Park Saturday as friends and family who used to be neighbors at the Thames River Apartments ...
    New London — City officials and members of the New London Housing Authority went back and forth for decades about what to do with the Thames River Apartments. In the 19...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qbm_4xcbU00 New London — The city lost 124 housing units for low-income families after the closure and demolition of the federally subsid...
    Norwich — About 14 miles north of New London along the Thames River, Esther and Alexander Viver have resided for four years in a tight one-bedroom apartment on Franklin S...
    New London — When Nakiesha Moore was born on May 1, 1988, the home address on her birth certificate said 48 Crystal Ave., the address for the A Building at the Thames Riv...
    New London ― Eleanor Magalis-Hempstead’s family was among the first to move into the C Building of the Thames River Apartments when she was 11. “It was beautiful when it ...
    Day staff writer Elizabeth Regan sets the scene as The Day begins a yearlong investigation into the housing crisis in New London County, discussing the short supply of a...
    New London – It was supposed to be the last resort. Jessica Varas and her fiancé Mark Beaudrot arrived at the Red Roof Inn on Colman Street with their two young daughter...
    New London ― Among the long-term holdouts facing eviction from the Red Roof Inn are the self-described “Narcan man and the nurse.” William Waddicor III, 33, and his fian...
    New London ― Darlene Kripps, with her history of escaping bad situations, can’t extricate herself from the Red Roof Inn. It was almost 20 years ago that she made the new...
    Groton – Christine Santos sleeps with her two youngest children at her feet, their toddler beds tucked into the cramped master bedroom in Branford Manor where the clos...
    New London County, like so many residents within its borders, is stuck. The 665-square-mile swath of land, moored by the insulated splendor of Long Island Sound and risi...
    Griswold – Kevin Curtis sleeps on a futon in the living room of the three-bedroom Jewett City apartment where he lives with his daughter, her fiance, and three children....
    New London – Clayton Potter was 23 years old when he purchased his first home on Prest Street as part of a grassroots initiative to promote affordable home ownership by ...

    ABOUT THIS SERIES

    The work of The Day’s Housing Solutions Lab is made possible by the following major donors: Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, Melville Charitable Trust, Chels...
    Affordable and safe housing is a basic need for every member of our community, and yet it’s in short supply. The Day wants to be part of the solution and has undertaken ...
    Affordable housing: This general term applies to housing that doesn’t cost the people who live there more than 30% of their income. Affordable housing developmen...
    The Day’s Housing Solutions team has been diving into these questions and the region’s housing market for the past three months. This special series will start publish...