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Upcoming Events

March Community Gathering

Thursday, March 2, 2023; 7:00-8:30 PM - Please join us for All In for Milford's March Community Gathering!  We will learn about current affordable housing and food insecurity initiatives, engage with each other in small groups, and share collectively on ways to help make the city we love a community where everyone has a place to live and food to eat! ... [ more ]

Current News

Housing Committee Tackles Controversial Affordable Housing Law

February 28, 2023 - by Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie - Snow has been a rare sight this winter, but finding affordable housing is even rarer. There are little more than 3,000 homes on the market and rents have gone up on average 20% over the past two years.  With mortgage rates inching back up to over 6% and inflation still high, progressives and conservatives alike agree that affordable housing is a problem in Connecticut. What they don't agree on is a solution ... [ more ]

All In for Milford Celebrates Updated Accessory Dwelling Unit Regulations

January 23, 2023 - All In for Milford is celebrating Planning & Zoning's approval of updated Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) regulations and would like to express our deep appreciation to everyone who help make this a win-win for Affordable Housing Options in Milford. Amending these regulations was truly a community effort!  The most significant revisions to the existing regulations included removing language that ... [ more ]

Milford Changes Rules on Accessory Dwellings

January 19, 2023by Saul Flores – Milford Mirror- Milford residents who want to rent an accessory dwelling unit to someone other than family can now do so.  Charles Montalbano, of the community group All in for Milford, lauded the change. "The reaction was jubilation when they approved the regulation change," Montalbano said. He added the change would help people who need a place to live but can't afford an apartment ... [ more ]

Accessory Dwelling Unit Changes Could Make Milford More Affordable

January 4, 2023 - by Rich Scinto, Patch Staff - MILFORD, CT - The Planning and Zoning Commission regulation subcommittee proposed changes to the city’s accessory dwelling unit regulations in an effort to help with the affordable housing crisis. The work was spurred by a state law that required towns to either adopt state regulations or opt-out. The four major proposals that came out of the subcommittee are ... [ more ]

How One Milford, CT, Shelter is Fighting the Link Between Housing Insecurity and Poorer Health

December 9, 2022 - By Sujata Srinivasan, Connecticut Public Radio - As home and rental prices rise, several recent studies added to a wide body of research that links housing insecurity to worsening health outcomes. With inflation close to 8% and home values increasing, working people across Connecticut are being priced out of the housing market ... [ more ]

Milford Planning & Zoning Approves Affordable Housing Plan

May 4, 2022 - by Saul Flores - CT Post - MILFORD - Some 45 percent of renters and 26 percent of homeowners are considered cost-burdened across the city, according to a 71-page report provided by South Central Council of Governments and RKG Associates Inc.  In response to this issue - and to fulfill a state mandate — the Planning and Zoning Board, at its meeting May 3, approved the city’s Affordable Housing Plan. According to David Sulkis, city planner, all municipalities are required to update the plan every five years. In its plan, the city set goals to address its housing needs, including ... [ more ]

City of Milford Publishes Affordable Housing Plan

May 2, 2022 - Today the City of Milford has issued it's 71 page Affordable Housing Plan. In Milford approximately 45% of renters and 26% of homeowners are considered cost burdened. To not be considered cost burdened in Milford, a household must have an income of at least $56,922. The City has committed to exploring affordable housing in four areas, including: the train station area, Bridgeport Avenue area, Monroe Street area and Naugatuck Avenue. The City has also committed to a host of strategies including supporting housing education and advocacy in the community.  All In for Milford applauds the City's efforts and looks forward to further partnering with the city to help make many of the recommendations in this plan a reality!  Follow this link to read the full plan ... [ more ]

Milford's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Report

February 10, 2022 - We are pleased to let you know that the City of Milford's report on the use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds is now available. Please view this article for both the report and background information on ARPA. This report lays out how the City plans to spend about $20 million of the total $29 million allocated to Milford ... [ more ]

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