Benjamin Erwin School vouchers are one of three approaches to private school choice. Traditional vouchers are state-funded scholarships that pay for students to attend private school rather than public school. Private schools must meet minimum standards established by legislatures in order to accept voucher recipients.
Chair, we are now about to start the public hearing for the housing committee for Thursday, February 16th and the bills for review are on the agenda.
But before we start, I just wanted to make aware that we have two emergency exits on either side of you in this room and that public safety is first and foremost. We will begin with having Representative Laura Devlin along with her guests coming up.
We will begin the first hour with public officials and then after that we will alternate between public officials and the public in the sign-up.
So welcome, Representative Devlin. But thank you, first of all, for having this hearing. This is really an important topic to address. It makes it difficult for communities to be able to comply and it also opens up communities for this whole new world of predatory developers.
You know, no doubt there is a need for affordable housing. Connecticut is a high-cost state. So what we can do to support families and particularly seniors to be able to stay here is really important. Communities that, you know, already -- will have to demonstrate a commitment to providing affordable housing, either through their existing housing stock or through their plans for future development in order to still achieve that threshold.
And for those that do, it makes it an achievable goal that incents them to continue to go further. My name is Cindy Sammarcco, I am the co-chair of the [inaudible One minute, did your mic get turned on? Should I state my name again? At this point, yes. The town of Fairfield strongly supports the creation of affordable housing.
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The committee continued initiatives to increase the number of affordable units as evidenced by the following documents submitted. This plan set out 11 action steps for the creation of affordable housing.A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
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(the nation's capital), and several territories. Privately funded voucher programs, operating on a small scale in twelve U.S. cities, offer working demonstrations of school choice.
Together, these programs provide tuition vouchers to over 5, low-income children enabling them to attend their school of choice, including religious schools.