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The Hartford-New Britain Judicial District Housing Court

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Urban Law Annual


Connecticut's housing court, like other historically unique and experimental governmental agencies, was "mid-wifed" by a citizen's lobby, long frustrated over the benign neglect accorded to housing issues. With a trial bench of one hundred judges confronting an annual case flow exceeding one million cases, it is easy to understand why housing-related complaints received the lowest judicial priority.