By Shaun McGann, Legislative Analyst II (Oct. 20, 2020) Download/Read Full PDF >


How does state law protect tenants against excessive rent increases? Are there additional protections specifically for tenants who are senior citizens or have a disability?

The Office of Legislative Research is not authorized to provide legal opinions and this report should not be considered one.


Connecticut state law does not currently permit municipalities to adopt rent control ordinances. However, the law authorizes municipalities to establish fair rent commissions to “control and eliminate excessive rental charges”

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