The early budget proposals show $600 million in bonding for housing as well as other investments in affordable housing.
Foreclosure filings in CT are up compared to last year, although completed foreclosures are still down from pre-pandemic levels.
Supporters spoke Thursday to raise awareness of the law, which allows parents to leave newborns they can’t care for at emergency departments.
Affordability requirements will expire on thousands of CT units, while others are likely to fall into disrepair and become unsafe.
Some of the families featured in the CT Mirror’s Notice to Quit series have found new housing. Here are some of their stories.
The Housing and Planning and Development committees voted on two major zoning reform bills.
A 2017 law required CT towns to submit affordable housing plans. Thirty-six of them still haven’t finished their plans.
The approach aims to reach “functional zero” homelessness in CT. It’s similar to an effort from a decade ago to end veteran homelessness.
Debate grew heated during a hearing on a Connecticut bill offering towns access to public dollars if they zone for more residential density.
Advocates worry the bill would allow towns to enact moratoriums without actually putting any new affordable units on the market.
The bill, which passed CT’s Planning and Development Committee on Wednesday, applies to charges of up to $4,000.
After winning their special elections, representatives from Middletown, Hartford and Stamford were assigned to CT General Assembly committees.
The measures to improve mental health care for children in Connecticut continue the work from last session.
A court case involving the Old Saybrook borough of Fenwick could clear the way for a change in the law about publication of legal notices.
The committee instead pushed forward a bill that would create a task force to study rent stabilization.