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To meet Connecticut standards, Westport needs to approve over 700 new low-income housing units. These low-income housing units, such as Hales Court, are essential to correct the housing segregation that plagues Westport.

Westport needs to do more than minimum with affordable housing

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

In the early 1930s, the Federal National Mortgage Association was created. Along with other New Deal legislation, it subsidized the creation of suburban housing, but only for white middle-class and lower-middle-class...

Guest opinion–Disparity of Educational Resources

Gabriela Vega, Guest Writer June 9, 2016

How is it that academic expectations range so significantly just ten minutes down the road? From simply hoping to experience high school, to striving to attend the most prestigious ivy league colleges,...

Educational disparities within Connecticut burden residents

Educational disparities within Connecticut burden residents

Claire Lewin, Associate Managing Editor December 4, 2014

Connecticut is a state with little consistency. The wealth gap is one of the largest in the country, as the state is home to affluent towns such as Darien, Greenwich, and Westport, as well as lower-income...

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