Electric Boat interested in building housing to attract workers
1 Feb 2023
The rack space is free — if cramped — for the submariners aboard the subs built by Electric Boat in Groton, which is on a sustained hiring push to keep up with Navy orders. Could Electric Boat dangle quality housing to prospective employees as an extra hiring perk, by building apartments itself in southeast Connecticut? State officials floated the possibility last week — and suggest it is an untapped idea to help ease Connecticut's housing crunch that has contributed to soaring rents.