Desegregate CT

Jeff Roberson / AP

A bill on the desk of Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont would rewrite the state’s zoning code and is supposed to create more fair and equitable housing. 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Connecticut House of Representatives has approved a controversial bill aimed at combating housing discrimination. The bill proposed was by the advocacy group Desegregate Connecticut.

Michael Conroy / AP

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal plans to address exclusionary zoning and encourage more affordable housing, which could have an effect in Connecticut, where exclusionary zoning measures are common.