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Upscale Towns Courting Affordable Housing

 

The state recently awarded ten towns with HOMEConnecticut funds to research the potential to create incentive housing zones in their towns.  David Fink, Policy Director at the Partnership for Strong Communities, writes about the need for this kind of funding in the Hartford Courant:

“When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit.

It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137 communities that don't.

However, a quiet, steady housing revolution is taking shape across Connecticut.”

Read the full article at the Hartford Courant.
 

 
 

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