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Hartford Data Lab Looks For Links Between Health And Housing

Hartford Data Lab Looks For Links Between Health And Housing

A months-old research lab in downtown Hartford hopes to learn whether it can make the city healthier by improving the quality of housing.

The project is led by the Connecticut Data Collective, a nonprofit organization that helps community groups, local governments, organizations and nonprofits better understand and use their own data and public information. The collective is relocating this summer from its Rocky Hill office to a shared space with its partner, Liberal Arts Action Lab at Trinity College.

Working out of the lab at 10 Constitution Plaza, a team of collective staff and Trinity interns will dig through data to measure the relationship between housing issues, such...

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