Economic Development and Planning

Contact Us

Joanne Minieri
Deputy County Executive/Commissioner

Jill Rosen-Nikoloff

PO Box 6100
H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY  11788

Tel: 631-853-5705
Fax: 631-853-5688
E-mail: Community.Development



The Suffolk County Community Development Office, a unit within the Department of Economic Development and Planning, is specifically charged with developing projects designed to benefit persons of low and moderate incomes.  Community Development is also charged with preventing or eliminating areas of slum or blight within our communities and assisting areas with urgent needs.

The Suffolk County Community Development Office administers these projects through the Suffolk County Community Development Consortium which includes 17 separate municipalities.  Member communities include:

  • Town of Brookhaven
  • Town of East Hampton
  • Town of Riverhead
  • Town of Shelter Island
  • Town of Smithtown
  • Town of Southampton
  • Town of Southold
  • Village of Bellport
  • Village of Lake Grove
  • Village of Patchogue
  • Village of Port Jefferson
  • Village of Sag Harbor
  • Village of Shoreham
  • Village of Southampton
  • Village of The Branch
  • Village of Westhampton Beach
  • Village of Westhampton Dunes

The Town of Huntington participates with the County in the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) only.

The activites of the Suffolk County Community Development Office are funded by the Federal Government through various programs administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) .

HUD funding for the 2014 Program Year is as follows:

  • Community Development Block Grant                   $2,950,181
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program               $1,211,101
  • Emergency Solutions Grant                                    $246,380

Community Development Resources:

Suffolk County 2014 “Uncapped” HUD Income Limits

Suffolk County Consortium CDBG Project Description Forms

Budget Modification Form

 CDBG Public Service Demographic Reporting Form

CDBG Housing Rehab Demographic Survey Form

Contract Provisions for sub-recipient agreements