As Vineyard View, a proposed 50-unit affordable housing development in Greenport, moves through the planning stages, the Southold Housing Advisory Commission says there has been a spike in applicants to their affordable housing registry.
“I’ve been fielding a lot of phone calls and each day quite a few forms come in on the registry,” said government liaison Denis Noncarrow at Tuesday’s Town Board work session. “It’s a very good thing. We’re seeing what’s out there with rentals skyrocketing and the availability not there.” READ
The public hearing process for Vineyard View has finally come to a close, after being proposed in December.
“The local approval process has helped us appreciate some of the concerns and sensitivities of the community,” Conifer Realty, LLC vice president Allen Handelman said. READ
During a Planning Board work session on Monday, assistant planner Mark Terry said the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation decided the applicant for Vineyard View will use the 2005 wetland boundary as opposed to the 2018 Board of Trustees wetland boundary.
It results in .13 acres of difference in area and a stormwater reconfiguration, however Allen Handelman, vice president of Conifer Realty, LLC, which is heading the project, said that the change shouldn’t affect much. READ
Representatives from Vineyard View, the proposed 50-unit affordable housing development in Greenport, met with members of Southold Town Planning Board Monday afternoon to discuss comments from the preliminary hearing held on June 5. READ
The state awarded $5.7 million in financing to Vineyard View, a project aiming to bring 50 affordable apartments to Greenport.
A proposed 50-unit affordable rental project in Greenport received positive feedback from residents who spoke at the Southold Town Planning Board’s public hearing Monday. But concerns were raised about traffic, the environment and what “affordable” really means. READ