Attorneys and housing advocates have sued Woodbridge, alleging the town’s zoning policies violate Connecticut’s Fair Housing Act.
Officials voted to allow multi-family housing on a sliver of Woodbridge — provided such projects get prior approval.
Zoning officials in Woodbridge seem unlikely to allow developers to build multi-unit dwellings without permission.
Woodbridge officials are weighing whether to allow multi-family housing after attorneys applied to convert a single-family home.
What’s happening in this liberal suburb is a reflection of land-use decisions playing out in wealthy suburbs across the state.
A group of prominent civil rights attorneys is attempting to dismantle a statewide system of exclusionary zoning regulations.