Towns in CT’s Richest Area Could Pay to Meet Affordable Housing Goals

The Connecticut Mirror, Apr. 20, 2022–Ginny Monk
A regional affordable housing plan for some of the wealthiest communities in Connecticut could allow towns to pay a fee and count housing units in neighboring towns toward their affordability goals, a move critics say could worsen segregation. Many advocates and experts say restrictive zoning laws in Connecticut make it difficult to develop multifamily housing, which is typically more affordable to those with low incomes.