The Regional Plan Association, an urban research and advocacy organization that operates in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, also voiced its support for Malloy’s decision.
Melissa Kaplan-Macey, the organization’s director in Connecticut, called 8-30g “one of the state’s best tools for addressing a real and growing housing crisis.”
“If Connecticut municipalities don’t create more housing for more people, they will continue to face shrinking grand lists and increasing property taxes. This isn’t a sustainable trajectory for individual communities, and over time it will critically compromise the state’s already faltering economy,” Kaplan-Macey said.
Read the full article in the CT Mirror.