“Towns throughout Connecticut have used exclusionary zoning to keep affordable housing to a minimum,” says Erin Boggs, executive director at Open Communities Alliance. (Photo by Brad Horrigan / Hartford Courant) (Brad Horrigan/The Hartford Courant)

“A standoff over a proposal to build multifamily housing on a 1.5 acre residential property in Woodbridge has broad implications for zoning laws in other towns across Connecticut …

Designed to provoke a wider debate about race, income inequality, exclusion and fair housing in wealthy Connecticut towns — some of which could be addressed by the state legislature this year — the contested proposal also points to the hypocrisy of many white suburban residents, some of whom demonstrated against racial injustice at Black Lives Matter rallies last summer but consistently vote down affordable housing projects in their towns.” Hartford Courant

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Multifamily housing fight in Woodbridge could have broad implications for zoning in Connecticut — Hartford Courant