Uncertainty remains on bills addressing CT housing crisis this legislative session

Susan Raff & Zoe Strothers | WFSB

There isn’t enough to meet the demand, especially affordable housing.

While there are 6 new bills to address the problem, lawmakers have yet to act, and time is running out for anything to get done this session.

Houses for sale don’t stay on the market very long. There’s a housing shortage in Connecticut, and homes sell fast.

There’s an even bigger problem with affordable housing.

“If you build apartments, will people move into them? The answer is yes. The problem is getting towns to agree to that demand. I agree, that’s still a struggle,” said Rep. Matt Ritter, (D), House Speaker.

The challenge has been getting towns, mainly in rural areas, to build more housing.


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