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. Continue Reading →
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. Continue Reading →
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy began showcasing the potential fallout from the state’s budget standoff Monday at The Lyceum in Hartford, where he held a roundtable on looming setbacks in the fight to end homelessness. Continue Reading →
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. Continue Reading →
The bill would make it easier for cities and towns to qualify for moratoriums under the 8-30g law that pushes – but does not require – all municipalities to have 10 percent of their housing stock deemed affordable. Continue Reading →
“Housing in Connecticut in 2016 is a tale of two realities: enormous progress that has produced an effective end to veteran homelessness and substantial strides toward ending chronic homelessness, along with thousands of new affordable homes. Yet high prices for housing and cost burdens for hundreds of thousands of households continue.” That’s the top of HousingInCT2016, an annual assessment of the availability of affordable housing in the state. Continue Reading →
An annual assessment of housing affordability in Connecticut finds market forces blunting the impact of the more than 7,000 affordable apartments developed with state aid during Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s 4½ years in office. Continue Reading →
Connecticut increased affordable housing and reduced homelessness during Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s first term, but “monumental demographic and economic pressures worked to slow that momentum,” according to a report released Thursday. Continue Reading →
Republican Tom Foley underwhelmed an audience of housing advocates Wednesday, admitting unfamiliarity with a broad range of housing policies, programs and terms with less than two weeks left in his second run for governor. Continue Reading →
The private market simply does not meet the need for housing for about one in every four families. Continue Reading →