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New Report on What CT Residents Want from Their Housing

Legislative Commission on Aging
 

The Legislative Commission on Aging, along with the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association and the Capitol Region Council of Governments, are releasing the second report from a statewide survey to learn what residents think of their communities and what they are looking for in the places they call home. The first report from the survey focused on transportation. The second report focuses on housing.

Main findings from Housing Report: Connecticut Adults Want Affordable Housing in Walkable Neighborhoods of Opportunity:

  1. CT adults want housing with adequate space to help support aging parents or for other housemates.
  2. CT adults want housing in walkable neighborhoods.
  3. Housing affordability is important to CT adults.
  4. Connecticut adults are concerned about their communities’ ability to support those who want to remain in their homes as they get older, and there is more concern in Connecticut than the U.S. as a whole.
  5. For Connecticut adults, quality of life and access to personal support systems are the most important factors in choosing where to live.

Read the full report, Housing Report: Connecticut Adults Want Affordable Housing in Walkable Neighborhoods of Opportunity.

 

 
 

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