Jacqueline Rabe Thomas

Jacqueline Rabe Thomas is a reporter at the Connecticut Mirror.

A line of stores in Westport, Connecticut

Separated by Design: How Some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing

In southwest Connecticut, the gap between rich and poor is wider than anywhere else in the country. Invisible walls created by local zoning boards and the state government block affordable housing and, by extension, the people who need it.