And then I turned off the mic

I am working on a series of stories about housing and homelessness in Connecticut, thanks to a generous grant from Melville Charitable Trust. I’ve done one story so far, on the high cost of renting in the state, and how that’s going to get even uglier as we Boomers march lock-step to the grave. The …

Connecticut homelessness is down 10 percent

We know this because the annual Point-In-Time count says so. Taken earlier this year, the PIT numbers¬† just got crunched, and they are — in a lame word —¬† encouraging. I’ve been hanging around policy types for too long to use words like “awesome” or “fabulous,” though those are the words that seem a better …