Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature 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 …

Lottery Applications Open for Veterans Housing in Huntington Station

Veterans can now apply for spots at the Columbia Terrace condo complex in Huntington Station. Columbia Terrace is a 14-unit affordable condo complex with a veterans preference made up of  8 two-bedroom units and 6 one-bedroom units. The application process will end Nov. 30 and Read More …

Op-Ed: As Home Prices Skyrocket, Some Programs Offer Help

“LI HOME PRICES GO UP, UP, UP,” declared the front-page headline in Newsday last week. The article began: “Home prices reached a new high in Suffolk County…The median home price jumped to $535,000 in Suffolk last month…” And that was $10,000 more than what Peter Read More …

Suffolk County Study Seeks Information on Housing Impediments

Suffolk County is studying the obstacles to fair housing, with a deadline of April 2.  The study, known as the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, is required by the department of Housing and Urban Development. Part of the study includes surveying people who Read More …

Coalition to Recommend More Affordable Housing

A housing coalition plans to present a report Monday to the Town Board on its findings, including recommendations for more affordable housing in Huntington. The 28-page Huntington Township Housing Coalition documents a shortage of affordable housing needed for a workforce essential to keeping residents here Read More …

Suffolk County Legislature Approves Matinecock Court Funding

The Suffolk County Legislature approved infrastructure funding Tuesday for the Matinecock Court affordable housing complex in East Northport. First proposed in 1978, the project calls for  146 affordable housing units on a 14.5-acre parcel of vacant land on the northwest corner of Pulaski Road and Read More …

Suffolk Legislature to Take Up Matinecock Court Project

The long-running battle over a large housing project in East Northport will come before the Suffolk County Legislature Tuesday, which will vote on funding infrastructure needs. Matinecock Court, on 15 acres at the intersection of Elwood and Pulaski Roads, was first proposed in the 1970s. Read More …

Newsday Investigation Finds Extensive Housing Discrimination

An extensive Newsday investigation has found evidence of widespread discrimination in the real estate market against members of minority communities. Read More …