Don't Let Downturn Derail Open Space

Don't Let Downturn Derail Open Space

There are 1 comment on the Hartford Courant story from Dec 21, 2008, titled Don't Let Downturn Derail Open Space. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

With terms like "bailout" and "recession" appearing with unsettling frequency in everyday conversations, it may seem like common sense for the state to put spending on our natural areas on hold.

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“Hang up the Phone in the Zone!”

Since: Nov 07

Wallingford, CT

#1 Dec 21, 2008
This person has a point.

If you think developers will not build in these economic times, that's true. But, they will purchase the property now and sit on it until times get better.

What is cheaper for a town, to purchase the development rights or the land outright, or build new schools and roads for the increase in homes?

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