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Proposed housing code, set for public hearing tonight, draws fire from housing advocates

Riverhead Town’s proposed rental code revisions has drawn opposition from housing and civil rights advocates, who argue that the proposal is discriminatory and violates county, state and federal law.
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Virtual public forum on housing in Flanders, Riverside & Northampton slated for Thursday evening

A virtual public forum on housing in the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton community will take place tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

Proposed housing code revision rejected

Supervisor Laura Jens-Smith’s proposal to tighten housing code standards and implement steep increases in fines for code violations was rejected by the town board Wednesday in a 2-1 vote.

Town’s lawyer, investigator lobby board for more code enforcement staff

Riverhead Town doesn’t have a sufficient number of code enforcement officers to keep up with the number of complaints that need to be investigated...