The bill would change what housing is counted as ‘affordable,’ potentially exempting towns from the 8-30g affordable housing law.
Can CT’s affordable housing shortage be resolved without what one critic has called the “sledgehammer” of 8-30g?
A CT law called 8-30g designed to encourage affordable housing development has emerged as a key issue in state and local elections. Why?
The Republican candidate for governor argued the law “simply hasn’t worked” and said the state should work with towns on affordable housing.
Western Council of Government officials say the plan looks at ways to increase affordable housing outside of only focusing on zoning.
CT legislators heard public comments on a bill that proposes a study into a key affordable housing law, a move that worries some advocates.
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.
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.
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.
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.