Suffolk County, acting through its Department of Economic Development and Planning transfers designated habitable improved parcels, uninhabitable improved parcels, and vacant parcels to participating municipalities for the construction and/or reconstruction of affordable housing as described in §36-2B of the Suffolk County Administrative Code. These parcels are subject to covenants and restrictions requiring participating municipalities to transfer these parcels to eligible individuals whose income does not exceed 80% of the HUD-established limits for the Nassau-Suffolk PMSA adjusted by family size, unless the Director, subject to legislative approval, issues a waiver and authorizes the transfer to eligible individuals whose income does not exceed 120% of the HUD-established limits.
Interested parties are encouraged to obtain further information by selecting the links below.
Suffolk County Administrative Code Article XXXVI: Affordable Housing
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development – Uncapped Income Limits
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development – Fair Market Rents
New York State General Municipality Law §72-h
72-h Affordable Housing; Request for Extension