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Nearly 1,500 homeowners in Southampton may soon be able to rent out rooms with accessory apartment permits, with the units being subject to rent control for the first time.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the state has a plan to make sure people displaced from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Irma and Maria do not become homeless.

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Home values on Long Island saw the biggest rise last month in over 10 years.

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Hundreds lined up to see federal Housing Secretary Ben Carson in Stamford, Connecticut, Monday night. Carson was speaking at the Ferguson Library as part of its lecture series, “Civility in America.”

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson pledged Monday to work with federal, state and local officials to help thousands of Connecticut residents whose homes are falling apart because of defective concrete foundations.