Jericho Residents Say Plans To Turn Old Hotel Into Homeless Shelter Were Done In Secret: 'We Need The Transparency'A spokesperson for Nassau County says the shelter is needed “in order to provide these important services for our neighbors in need, especially during these difficult times.”
Advocates Push For Affordable Housing At Harrison MTA DevelopmentAlec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.
NYC, Suffolk, Nassau Top 3 For Student Homelessness In New York StateThere are nearly 5,000 homeless students in Suffolk County, according to state data from the 2012-13 school year. Nassau County is close behind with about 3,200 homeless students enrolled.
Study: Unaffordable Housing Has Pushed Young Adults Out Of Wealthy SuburbsThe wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.