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A bill in the Connecticut General Assembly would make housing a right for all residents in the state.

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The state of Connecticut doesn’t have enough housing for tens of thousands of its poorest residents, and the problem is getting worse. That’s according to a new report from affordable housing advocates.

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Two-thirds of Connecticut is zoned for single-family homes only. And advocates say this zoning restriction is a roadblock to more affordable housing. That’s one of the main takeaways from a new "zoning atlas" launched by a fair housing group.

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House prices continue to soar in Fairfield County as many New Yorkers move to Connecticut because of the pandemic. Housing advocates say this is making the affordable housing issue worse. / Flickr

New York City residents fled to less populated places like eastern Long Island when the pandemic hit. The exodus has sparked a $1 billion real estate boom in the Hamptons.