Advocates worry the bill would allow towns to enact moratoriums without actually putting any new affordable units on the market.
GOP proposal could mean significant change to CT affordable housing law
The bill would change what housing is counted as ‘affordable,’ potentially exempting towns from the 8-30g affordable housing law.
At Griswold Hills in Newington, the state’s affordable housing law has worked the way it was intended
Can CT’s affordable housing shortage be resolved without what one critic has called the “sledgehammer” of 8-30g?
Affordable housing in CT’s elections: What is 8-30g and why is it a major issue?
A CT law called 8-30g designed to encourage affordable housing development has emerged as a key issue in state and local elections. Why?
Bob Stefanowski calls for repeal of 8-30g, CT’s affordable housing law
The Republican candidate for governor argued the law “simply hasn’t worked” and said the state should work with towns on affordable housing.
Towns in CT’s richest area could pay to meet affordable housing goals
Western Council of Government officials say the plan looks at ways to increase affordable housing outside of only focusing on zoning.
Advocates: Bill to study affordable housing law is a veiled attack
CT legislators heard public comments on a bill that proposes a study into a key affordable housing law, a move that worries some advocates.
Separated by Design: How Some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing
In Southwest CT, the gap between rich and poor is wider than anywhere else in the country. Invisible walls block affordable housing and, by extension, the people who need it.
As state loosens affordable housing rules, Milford does the same
Updated Monday at 3:54 p.m.
MILFORD — Twenty-two days after the General Assembly voted to loosen the state’s affordable housing standards despite the governor’s objections, at least one community is following suit.
Legislature musters enough votes to override Malloy housing veto
The General Assembly dealt a blow to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s housing agenda Monday after legislators voted narrowly to override his veto of a bill that loosens the state’s affordable housing standards.
Malloy vetoes looser affordable housing rules, may face override vote
Updated at 3:27 p.m.
Malloy, in a three-page veto message, said the legislation would perpetuate the harmful effects of bad economic policy and institutional segregation. It is Malloy’s first veto of the session.