Lisa Tepper Bates to head state’s housing-transit initiative

15 Apr 2019

Gov. Ned Lamont has named borough resident Lisa Tepper Bates to a new position in which she will work on creating new housing that has easy access to transportation options.

The effort is expected to not only provide a range of new housing options for areas that need them but lure new workers to the state and spur the economy.

Tepper Bates has extensive experience in the housing world as she was the executive director of Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality and then the chief executive director of the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness. She also serves on the board of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority.

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