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Our Mission: "Using Effective Advocacy & New Knowledge to Solve Our Member's Problems."


2017 State Legislative Session Wrap-Up - by Bill Ethier, CEO

2016-2017 Resolution for a Better Connecticut - HBRACT urges all state and local lawmakers to embrace this resolution.Fair Housing Working Group holds initial meeting - HBRACT CEO, Bill Ethier,  lays out a way forward to increase affordable housing production. 38 things CT could do.

How Local Housing Regulations Smother the U.S. Economy - NY Times Op-Ed

How Did America's Richest State Become Such a Fiscal Mess? - Governing magazine

Mandate to install fire sprinklers in all new 1&2 family homes overwhelming defeat (7-18 vote) in Public Safety Committee should send strong message to proponents.  But, they're not listening and trying this time to mandate sprinklers be installed in every new townhome - a blow to a popular affordable housing option.

Connecticut is facing a corporate migration crisis -"It's not the cheapest place to do business ... but it's not that bad"

What on Earth is Wrong With Connecticut? - The Atlantic

Regulatory Hurdles in Connecticut - So many ways builders are beat down in CT; We all lose when that happens ...

archived Opinion posts

Housing Defense Fund
Please Join the Fight

See Pics from the
2017 Fiano Family Golf Classic
July 10, 2017
TPC River Highlands, Cromwell


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880 Attendees Celebrate the Very Best of Our Industry.  Thank you to all for attending and to all our HOBI Sponsors.  Congratulations to our many HOBI Award winners!

Upcoming Events & Education

Wed, December 06, 2017 8:30 AM • Ring's End - 160 Avon Rd, Stratford
Thu, December 07, 2017 5:30 PM • TBD
Wed, December 13, 2017 6:00 PM • O'Neil's Irish Pub - South Norwalk
Fri, December 15, 2017 6:00 PM • Mystic Marriott - Groton, CT
Fri, January 26, 2018 8:00 AM • Ring's End - Stratford
Fri, March 02, 2018 3:00 PM • Connecticut Convention Center - Hartford
Sun, April 01, 2018 10:00 AM • Habitat for Humanity Restore - Waterford
Mon, July 09, 2018 8:00 AM • TPC - Cromwell
Tue, November 13, 2018 5:30 PM • Aqua Turf Country Club, Southington, CT
Wed, November 20, 2019 5:30 PM • Aqua Turf Country Club, Southington, CT
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