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President Trump is expected to sign a measure that clarifies a previous law that inadvertently made affordable federal mortgage loans unattainable for veterans.

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The Town of Southampton will auction off development rights to allow developers to build above zoning limits. The money from the auction will go to the town’s affordable housing fund.

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A new tax on home sales in eastern Long Island will fund affordable housing projects and provide assistance to first-time homebuyers.

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A measure that protects residents who rent at mobile and manufactured home parks passed after 12 years of delays in the New York State Legislature. It was part of a larger tenants’ rights package lawmakers approved last week.

Database To Help Smithtown Rehab Zombie Homes

Jun 13, 2019
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New York State grants are enabling public safety officials in Smithtown, Long Island, to monitor the town for properties on the verge of foreclosure. They are now prepared to fix up these "zombie homes" instead of demolishing them.

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