Affordable Housing Plan under CGS 8-30j

The public hearing on the Final Draft Plan was held on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 7:30p.m. in Darien Town Hall.  The Commission adopted the Plan with some minor changes at their meeting on September 6, 2022.  That final version of the Town of Darien Affordable Housing Plan is here.  It was filed with the Darien Town Clerk and sent to OPM on September 14, 2022.

Public Act 21-29 (which changes the required date of completion for the Plan)—see page 22 Section 12

CGS 8-30j (the Statute that requires plans to be done by 2022)

Memo from Department of Housing (DOH) announcing release of Guidebook, December 2020

Affordable Housing Plan Process Guidebook, by RPA (28 pages)--December 2020

Link to CT Office of Policy and Management (OPM) page regarding Municipal Affordable Housing Plans is: here.

Western Connecticut Regional Affordable Housing Plan—DRAFT dated March 17, 2022 (prepared by WestCOG)

Affordable Housing Plans completed by other communities:


Other documents of possible interest:


Housing data specific to the Town of Darien:

General Housing Data that is interesting/helpful

Information on the two 8-30g moratoria achieved:

  • October 2010 moratorium (which ran until October 2014)--included: Avalon (106 points); Clock Hill Homes (30 points).
  • October 2016 moratorium (which ran until October 2020)--included: The Heights at Darien (109.5 points); 23-33 Tokeneke Rd.(1.5 points);  Garden Homes (25.5 points); 269 Hoyt Street (4.5 points).

This page last updated: October 11, 2022.