Letter: Housing Hyperbole Isn’t Helpful

The recent firing of missives between Governor Hochul and Supervisor Smyth of Huntington is unhelpful and will lead to no real solutions to the region’s housing crisis.  It’s time to back off the soundbites and really discuss this complex issue. First, Governor Hochul.  Comparing Huntington Read More …

Letter: Town Board Needs to Approve Basement Apartments

Dear Supervisor Smyth and members of the  HuntingtonTown Board, The town board needs to vote on and approve the basement ADU legislation.  At a time of unprecedented housing shortages, it is irresponsible not to take steps to provide safe housing for our citizens.  Basement ADU’s Read More …

Op-Ed: Town Board Needs to Take Action on Matinecock Court

If you want to know where someone’s real values lie, look at what they do, not what they say.  This past Thursday the Huntington Town Board found time on their calendar to fret over the concerns of horse owners with $2 million homes, but could Read More …

Op-Ed: A Sad Day for Huntington Housing

Last week, the Town Board effectively ended all building of apartments in Huntington Village by passing amendments to the C6 Zoning that unnecessarily increase the parking requirements and limit upper floors to 150% of the ground-floor footprint.  These added cost burdens make it impossible to Read More …