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New York Attorney General Letitia James announced $8 million in grants to create affordable housing. James made the announcement in Island Park on Long Island on Tuesday.

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A class action lawsuit against Nassau County alleges a tax assessment freeze in 2010 discriminated against non-white homeowners.

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In New York $9 million in grant funding has been set aside to help local governments deal with vacant and abandoned properties stuck in foreclosure, known as “zombie homes.”

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Connecticut’s Commission on Equity and Opportunity is proposing legislation to discourage housing discrimination against ex-offenders. It says the law would help them avoid returning to prison.

Veteran Homelessness Drops On Long Island

Dec 12, 2018
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The number of homeless veterans on Long Island fell by about 4 percent over the past year. The number fell even more dramatically over the last seven years on Long Island, from 439 to 135, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.