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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.

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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.