Housing Connecticut's Future 2021 Report (PDF)
Published by Urban Institute, this report was the collective effort of a study team formed from seven different organizations: The Urban Institute, DataHaven, Source Development Hub, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Supportive Housing Works, and Fairfield County's Center for Housing Opportunity. It was authored by Christie Stewart (FCCHO), Peter A. Tatian (Urban), Lydia Lo (Urban), Kelly Davila (DataHaven), and Fay Walker (Urban) and released on February 4, 2021. See the main report page for more information.
October 31, 2021
Selected October 2021 press coverage of DataHaven
DataHaven received significant statewide press coverage in October following the release of its Town Equity Reports and Summer 2021 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey results! Some representative examples include:
October 28, 2021
Survey of 5,145 randomly-selected Connecticut adults in Summer 2021 reveals improvements in financial well-being, changes in mask-wearing and vaccination rates, concerns about gun violence during the pandemic
Update: The full 2021 dataset, based on over 9,000 interviews conducted through the end of 2021, is discussed in a February 2022 data release. PDF version of October 2021 press release, which was based on the initial 5,145 interviews conducted from June to August of 2021:
October 06, 2021
Report finds racial, ethnic inequities in West Haven, experts say jobs, education, health care keys to change
[Excerpt of front page article by Brian Zahn, Sunday, October 3, 2021] WEST HAVEN — A recent report shows economic and health disparities along racial and ethnic lines in the city, revealing gaps between white residents and Black and Hispanic residents in several indicators of wealth and wellness.
October 05, 2021
Hamden neighborhoods have wide health-related disparities, report shows
Excerpt of news coverage by Meghan Freidmann, September 18, 2021, New Haven Register: HAMDEN — The town’s neighborhoods with the greatest percentage of residents identifying as white have a higher average life expectancy than areas with more residents of color, who are more likely to experience adverse health outcomes, according to a new DataHaven report and 2020 census results.
September 20, 2021
Press coverage of DataHaven analysis of Connecticut 2020 Census redistricting data release
The U.S. Census Bureau released 2020 redistricting data on August 12, 2021, and DataHaven immediately posted a public analysis of the 2020 Census data by age, race/ethnicity, county, and town with our calculations of changes in each category since the 2010 Census.
September 19, 2021