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Livable City Initiative

About Us

Livable City Initiative (LCI) has staff on hand daily during the Covid-19 crisis. Our office is currently operating on an “Appointment only” Schedule. 

Field inspections for emergencies / safety issues continue. Please call us at (203) 946-7090. You can also email Housingcode@newhavenct.gov for Housing Code issues or  NHRBLP@newhavenct.gov for Residential License matters. Click here for full staff contact information.

Click here for New Haven specific info about Covid19


What is New Haven Emergency Housing Response?

 

The City of New Haven has launched its New Haven Emergency Housing Response through the City of Haven’s Livable City Initiative to assist New Haven residents experiencing housing insecurity caused by COVID-19.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Coronavirus Assistance and Security Tenant Landlord Emergency Program (CASTLE)

 

The City of New Haven Coronavirus Assistance and Security Tenant Landlord Emergency Program (“CASTLE”), will assist tenants and homeowners in New Haven who have experienced income loss due to Covid-19 and are experiencing housing insecurity.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

 

 

Housing Complaints & Questions

 

Residents are encouraged to report concerns about health, safety, and welfare around housing.

 

Questions about rental Housing Code?

(203)946-7090 or email

Residential Rental Business Licensing Program

 

The purpose of the Residential Rental Business License Program is to protect the safety, health, and welfare of New Haven residents.

 

CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

 


The Livable City Initiative (LCI) is a neighborhood-focused agency with a mission to enhance the experience of the individuals who live and work in the City of New Haven. We achieve this mission and vision by encouraging the involvement of other city agencies, the public and enterprise. Through the cooperative efforts of the private sector, we will create a vibrant and exciting New Haven.

LCI seeks to accomplish this mission through:

  • Enforcement of the city's housing code and public space requirements.
  • Design and implementation of housing programs to support high quality, affordable, and energy efficient housing opportunities.
  • Educating and increasing awareness on solutions for neighborhood concerns.
  • Design and implementation of public improvements and programs to facilitate safer, healthier, and more attractive communities.

APPLY FOR / PAY HERE FOR  RESIDENTAIL RENTAL BUSINESS LICENSE / PERMITS:

www.citysquared.com

Create an account and register with the same login info as the previous program, all permits pulled will carry over into the new program!

Tech Support: 845-758-0104


Contact Us

Acting Director
Arlevia Samuel 
E-mail

Phone
(203) 946-7090

Address
165 Church St | 3rd Floor
New Haven, CT 06510

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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