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New legislation introduced by Assemblyman Fred Thiele (I-Sag Harbor) could allow the five East End towns to establish a Town Community Housing Fund.
If created, the fund could be used to provide financial assistance to first-time homebuyers; create opportunities for owning and rental housing; and rehabilitate existing buildings for community housing. (more…)
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As the Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board starts 2019, its focus is on stewardship plans for properties already acquired. (more…)
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
Two bills sponsored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) and State Senator Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) will expand water quality protection efforts under the Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund now that they’ve been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. (more…)
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Shelter Island continues to lag behind the other East End towns in its Community Preservation Fund income for the 11 months of 2018.
Shelter Island continues to lag in its Community Preservation Fund revenues based on the latest figures for the first 10 months of 2018.