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 preserving and maintaining existing affordable housing stock, increasing the diversity of residents in Milford by ensuring the availability of housing with a mix of housing types at a variety of price points and providing housing options that support seniors who would like to remain in Milford.

The journey to create the affordable housing plan started on Feb. 2, when city officials hosted a forum to discuss what affordable housing means for the city ...

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