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 …

‘Save Huntington Village’ Group Pushes for Building’s Landmark Status

Opponents of a proposal to build a large mixed-use apartment complex are ramping up their demands for the future of the site at  235 Main St. Fresh off Thursday’s Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing that had to be adjourned when the crowds grew too Read More …

Town Breaks Ground on Veterans Housing Project

  Officials and veterans broke ground Tuesday on a project that will provide 14 units of owner-occupied, low-cost housing for military veterans. The Columbia Terrace project, on the west side of Lowndes Avenue near Columbia and Railroad Streets in Huntington Station, is expected to be Read More …

Homes for Huntington’s Millennials: Clash Between Demand, Availability and Cost

Where can  young people live? There’s the lure of living in a busy, vibrant downtown versus the comfort and familiarity of home, and often a paycheck gap between those options. Keeping millennials on Long Island is a long-running issue. Towns are trying to figure out Read More …

Some Millennials Find Financing Solutions

It’s not only the lack of apartments with reasonable rent, decent amenities and easy access to commuting that is stopping younger Long Islanders from starting their own households. It’s an overload of debt coupled with the  lack of rental properties. With higher college loan amounts Read More …