State Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, the ranking senator on the Public Health Committee, said she plans to introduce a bill that would require the state Department of Public Health to develop standards and testing protocols for mold.
Affordable housing stock remains low in all but three communities in southeastern Connecticut, where many towns are designated by the state as “opportunity rich” for housing low and moderate income families.
Mary Mace of North Stonington, who has run from rising housing costs her entire life, says rent control is the only option outside the limited number of subsidized housing vouchers reserved for those in the lowest income brackets.
The 28 units will consist of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. Nine will be leased at market-rate rents while the rest is a mix of varying rents based on income. Six units will be set aside for individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism.
Por varios meses, residentes han hablado en voz alta y públicamente sobre las condiciones de vivienda insalubres e inseguras en sus apartamentos y su presión ha recibido mucha atención de oficiales locales, estatales y nacionales