Community Housing Fund

Community Housing is a variety of housing opportunities for individuals and families of various economic means
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Southold Town Community Housing Fund 

On November 8, 2022 Southold voters approved a local law to amend Chapter 17 of the Southold Town Code, establishing a half-percent tax to fund the Southold Town Community Housing Fund.  The enabling legislation for this action came from the Peconic Bay Region Community Housing Fund Act. On this page you will find key information, a list of advisory board members, draft documents for review, and how to share your insights and opinions as a stakeholder in Southold Town and the Village of Greenport.

Community Housing Plan and Public Hearing Notice

Final Version of the Community Housing Plan

The Southold Town Board scheduled a public hearing on the Community Housing Plan for September 26, 2023 at 4:30pm. The meeting will take place at Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, NY. For details on how to view the meeting via Zoom, please monitor the Southold Meetings Calendar on the Town of Southold homepage.

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Overview of Peconic Bay Region Community Housing Act 

New York Town Law

Frequently Asked Questions

Community Housing Advisory Board 

The Peconic Bay Region Community Housing Act requires towns to establish an advisory board to review and make recommendations regarding the town’s community housing plan. The board acts in an advisory capacity to the Town Board. Members were appointed on September 6, 2022. The Board includes representatives from the following industries: construction, real estate, banking, local housing advocacy and human services organizations. 

Due to the unique nature of Southold Town, the advisory board also includes a representative from Fisher’s Island and the Village of Greenport.

Advisory Board Members

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  1. Community Housing Fund Advisory Board