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While Southold Town considers an overhaul of its housing code to encourage developers to build more affordable housing on the North Fork, the town’s Housing Advisory Committee brought a few, smaller code recommendations to the Town Board’s attention Tuesday, including easing restrictions on housing next to farmland and lowering the minimum floor space required. READ

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Members of the Southold Town code committee discuss a new minimum stay for short-term renters at its meeting Wednesday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Members of the Southold Town code committee discuss a new minimum stay for short-term renters at its meeting Wednesday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Southold Town residents wanting to rent out their homes to vacationers may soon have to book longer stays than expected to stay legal. (more…)

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Greenport vacation homes advertised earlier this year on airbnb.com.

Greenport vacation homes advertised earlier this year on airbnb.com.

The Southold Town Board hopes to have legislation regulating short-term rentals on the books by the fall.

For months the town has been in the process of legislating short-term rentals, which have been causing concern amid a growing number of websites such as Airbnb.com that allow homeowners to lease their houses for as little as one or two nights.

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