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Forum on Affordable Housing Focuses on Local Control, Property Rights and Unintended Consequences of Future State Legislation

The hosts and panelists said they feared the legislation would diminish the authority of local zoning boards and give the State of Connecticut significantly more control of local zoning. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich P&Z Watch: DeSegregate CT Seeks to Make Single Family Zoning a Thing of the Past

Katie DeLuca, Margarita Alban and P&Z commissioners warned the RTM Land Use committee that in addition to DeSegregate CT’s efforts to eliminate single family zoning and large lots, there is proposed legislation that goes so far as to require towns provide sewers or multi-family septic systems for 2, 4, and 6-family homes. Also, Woodbridge, CT, is being sued for its single family zoning. Continue Reading →

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Round Hill Selectmen Candidates Debate Flashpoints: Financing Capital Projects, Partisanship, P3s, Public Housing

Questions came from the Northwest Greenwich Association, the Northeast Greenwich Association and the Round Hill Association, as well as from the audience. Continue Reading →

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830g Development Proposed for Flag Lot Behind The Two Door Would Have 10 Units

A new development of 10 units in Chickahominy is proposed to replace two 2-family homes behind the Two Door Restaurant. The applicants wants three buildings with a total of 10 one-bedroom units. The proposal gets around local zoning regulations because it would satisfy the 8-30g, the affordable housing statute. Continue Reading →

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Housing Data Profile Shines Context on Greenwich Housing Trends

Greenwich is projected to have a 7% decrease in school age population between 2020 to 2030. That will to coincide with a decrease in residents aged 40-60. Meanwhile Baby Boomers are seeking smaller, denser, more affordable homes closer to the town center, services and, if possible, transit connections. Continue Reading →

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