Deborah DeVivo, a DMR case manager in East Hartford, said it is sometimes difficult to match people on the list, who have myriad needs, with the types of housing that become available.
Because the waiting list is so large, it,s a cumbersome process to keep track of everyone and determine what is the best type of housing for them.
,It,s a major task to match these people up,, she
said, adding how she
sent letters recommending one of her
clients for a particular spot but no one followed through with her