Malloy pushes for more affordable housing, Bill Cummings, CT Post, April 11, 2018, available here
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday used the 50th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act to push a bill that would punish towns and cities that continue to block affordable housing.
"[Wednesday] marks exactly fifty years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law," Malloy said, referring to landmark legislation that banned discrimination when selling or renting housing.
“That’s why I’m calling on the Connecticut General Assembly to enact the fair housing reforms in legislation that we’ve proposed," the governor said, noting that Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated one week before Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act in 1968.