NY Time July 12, 1987
As the year 2000 approaches, Fairfield County faces growing problems tied to its fabled prosperity, particularly a labor shortage and a dearth of affordable housing, according to a report by an advisory group of 800 public and private leaders.
”This is a wonderful county, and almost everyone in the country would love to have our problems,” said the project manager for the Connecticut report, Lynn R. Laitman. ”But let’s not kill the goose that laid the golden egg.” A $329,000 House.
Mrs. Laitman called the lack of affordable housing the county’s top problem. She noted that the average price of a single-family home in Stamford rose 25 percent last year to $329,000. In Bridgeport, the poorest city in the county, the average cost of a three-bedroom house rose 46 percent to $187,000.
Candidate for Mayor in 1981.
Senior VP of CPTV in Stamford until it closed.
Served on Board of Representative and Board of Finance.