SUMMARY PROCESS (EVICTION) ANSWER TO COMPLAINT
JD-HM-5 Rev. 10-08 C.G.S. Sec. 47a-4a, 47a-5, 47a-7, 47a-20, 47a-23c, 47a-33, 47a-57 Name of Plain iff(s) (Landlord(s))
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Docket Number Return Date
Name of Defendant(s) (Tenant(s))
Geographical Area Number
Address of Court (Number, street, and town)
Summary Process (Eviction) Answer
(This section does not apply to Special Defenses below) In response to EACH paragraph of the Complaint, please CIRCLE whether you AGREE, DISAGREE or DO NOT KNOW. 1. Agree 2. Agree 3. Agree 4. Agree Disagree Disagree Disagree Disagree Do Not Know Do Not Know Do Not Know Do Not Know 5. Agree 6. Agree 7. Agree 8. Agree Disagree Disagree Disagree Disagree Do Not Know Do Not Know Do Not Know Do Not Know
"X" the boxes next to the statements below that apply to you and fill in the information requested. 1. All rent has been paid to my landlord. 2. Rent was offered to my landlord on (date): which was before the date I received the Notice to Quit.
3. No rent is due, under Connecticut Law (C.G.S. Sec. 47a-4a) because there are housing or health code violations in violation of Connecticut Law (C.G.S. Sec. 47a-7(a)). List violations below.
4. I notified my landlord, Housing Code, of the violations listed in No. 3 above on (date):
the Health Department, or
the Building Department
5. This eviction is being brought because I contacted my landlord or public officials or agencies with regard to complaints about my apartment (C.G.S. Sec. 47a-20 and 47a-33). 6. I filed a rent increase complaint with the Fair Rent Commission on (date): 7. I am blind, physically disabled, 62 years of age or older or permanently live with a spouse, sibling, grandparent or parent who is 62 years of age or older AND live in a building or complex of 5 or more units or reside in a mobile manufactured home park (C.G.S. Sec. 47a-23c). Additional Information:
Defendant's (Tenant's) Certification
I hereby certify that this answer is true to the best of my knowledge and that a copy was mailed or delivered to all counsel and self-represented parties of record on:
Signed (Attorney or self-represented party) Name of Each Party Served and Address at Which Service Was Made* Date Copy or Copies Mailed or Delivered Address (Number, street, town, and zip code)
* If necessary, attach additional sheet with names of each party served and the address at which service was made.
Original - Court File
Copy 1 - Plaintiff (Landlord) or Attorney
Copy 2 - Defendant (Tenant)