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8/19/2014 - Public Meeting Scheduled for September 10 on Housing Strategies

The Town of Fairfield has scheduled a public meeting to get input from Fairfield residents regarding possible strategies related to diversifying Fairfield’s housing portfolio. The workshop is scheduled for:

Wednesday September 10, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Board of Education Conference Room
501 Kings Highway

At the request of the Board of Selectmen, the Affordable Housing Committee has been updating the 1988 Affordable Housing Plan for Fairfield. Following a public workshop in April, the Committee prepared a draft report and is seeking public comment. The Draft Affordable Housing Plan UpdateAppendix and more information is available at www.fairfieldct.org/commdevelopment.

The meeting will provide an opportunity for Fairfield residents to consider the changing housing needs of the community and discuss priorities and strategies for addressing those needs. Following the public meeting, the Affordable Housing Committee will complete their report and forward it to other boards for consideration.

Fairfield residents are encouraged to come to the meeting and participate in the discussion. “This issue is important to many people, and having an opportunity to share ideas will help Fairfield make good choices and develop a plan to proactively address these challenges”, said Mark Barnhart, Director of Community & Economic Development. 

For additional information on this press release, contact Mark Barnhart, Director of Community & Economic Development (203) 256-3120, mbarnhart@town.fairfield.ct.us.